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23 Signs You’ve Been In Grad School Too Long

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“Paycheck?” No, never heard of it.

1. You’ve run out of ways to describe your job to people.

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2. You identify with this on a daily basis:

You identify with this on a daily basis:

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Not that that stops you from going to Wikipedia.

3. “Weekend” has become as unfamiliar a term to you as “savings account.”

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4. You get bored over spring break.

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5. Your sense of humor is entirely comprised of jokes about your discipline.

Your sense of humor is entirely comprised of jokes about your discipline.

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6. Your field of study is now so specific you can discuss it with literally two other people in the world.

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7. The world “problematic” sends you into a searing rage.

23 Signs You've Been In Grad School Too Long

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8. Your version of health insurance is looking both ways before you cross the street and taking a lot of vitamin C.

23 Signs You've Been In Grad School Too Long

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9. When your advisor asks if you want to come in and discuss how your prospectus is going:

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10. You spend way too much time laughing at this:

You spend way too much time laughing at this:

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11. You’ve started calling your professors by their first names.

23 Signs You've Been In Grad School Too Long

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12. Undergrads call you “sir” or “ma’am.”

23 Signs You've Been In Grad School Too Long

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13. This is you and your colleagues:

This is you and your colleagues:

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14. You’ve stopped going to lectures and show up just in time for the post-event wine-and-cheese reception.

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15. “My boyfriend’s name is JSTOR” is something you’ve actually said.

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16. How you feel when you go to an undergrad party:

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17. This is all too true.

This is all too true.

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18. You urge all first-years to make this their mantra.

You urge all first-years to make this their mantra.

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19. You say awkward things on dates because you’re not used to conversing with non-academics.

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20. You had a dream about your adviser. It was weirdly sexual.

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21. Your fridge contains one bottle of hard liquor and a bag of generic shredded cheese, half-empty from putting handfuls directly into your mouth.

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22. This is you…or you desperately wish it were you.

This is you...or you desperately wish it were you.

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23. If someone so much as utters the phrase, “So, when are you graduating?” around you:

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