The day after finishing my comprehensive exam
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When I finish a major project and immediately have to start a new one
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Turned in my first comprehensive exam at 9am this morning.
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When someone tries to tell me that it is “irrelevant” to Heidegger’s philosophy that he was a Nazi
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Trying to have a conversation with the visiting accepted students
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Professors adding books to my reading list
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When someone tells me how great it must be to spend ALL of my time reading
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My first comprehensive exam (48 hour writing exam) starts in one hour
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When a man in my class starts explaining “maternal instincts”
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Trying to nail down the goal of my research
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Pontificating on the grad school experience. Using GIFs.
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