Even though Im NOT in grad school yet (and I will be eventually), I find this article compelling and true because sometimes I feel all of these things in my new job.
Whether it’s medical school, law school, or any other graduate level program, every grad student faces pains and struggles only we can understand. Sure, our lives may look beautiful from the outside. We are Professional Students at this point, and who wouldn’t want to be in college forever?! What the outside world tends to not grasp is there is college and there is grad school. College is fun. Grad school is pain. We are broke. We are tired. And we are usually over the age of 22. We thought we’d have everything together at this point. Instead, our cars are losing their paint jobs and we are losing our minds. Here are 8 struggles only the grad student will understand:
1. Big-kid purchase envy.
There are three things you’re almost guaranteed to see on your social media pages at this age: baby pictures, engagement photos, and….. new car/home…
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