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Life of Graduate Students
They have a salary
Goals shifts to “I can change the world”
The instructors are not ‘Gods’ anymore
Education is mainly based on papers and presentations as well as textbooks (mostly new textbooks)
Time to decide whether the students want to live in a lab
They are graduated from the university so they do their jobs and they can earn money while they are studying in the laboratory.
They have changed their goals from “World waits for me” to “I have to change the world”
They study on a very fast changing world so they have to use always new books on their educations. Sometimes they need some more new data to use so they use papers just published. They also spend more time on their own presentations for information sharing (not for presentations skills only like an undergraduate student)
Graduate students having spent enough time in the laboratory, decide whether they want to or they can send their life in a laboratory.