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So You Want to Go to Grad School?

June 06, 2003 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today
The best piece of advice you can give an undergraduate who wants to pursue a Ph.D. in the humanities is, don't

"Don't go to graduate school."

"But ... I burn with an intense, gemlike flame for Victorian poetry."

"Don't go."

"But ... I'm sure I'd love...

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