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    Posted on Aug 31, 2016

    11 Charts That Are Way Too Real For Science PhD Students

    Never ask a PhD student how their thesis writing is going.

    1. When there's only one way to keep hold of good lab equipment.

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    2. When your supervisor has impeccable timing.

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    3. When you know you need to sort out your priorities but you just can't help it.

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    4. When everyone knows the real reason seminar attendance is so high.

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    5. When you know your best work won't even make your thesis.

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    6. When your high hopes of doing nothing all weekend are cruelly dashed by impending deadlines.

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    7. When you submit some of your work to a journal and you can't please everyone.

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    8. When you have the best of intentions but other people cause them to go awry.

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    9. When, at any one time, there's always something going wrong.

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    10. When you just want the damn thing finished.

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    11. And finally, the universal rule of talking to PhD students.

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