Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Quote of the Week

Grad student: This quarter has just been so hard.

Me: Well, don't worry, it'll get better as you go through the program.

Grad student: Oh, yeah, the tech guy is telling me that it gets better.

Me: Actually, I went through the program myself.

Grad student:
[shocked] Oh! You did? Wow! When did you graduate?

Aaaand....Scene.

She proceeded to be much more open to my advice after she found out that I had the right pedigree. If I'm ever this rude to you, please feel free to shoot me off of my high horse.

2 comments:

Kelly Mahoney said...

She's not going to go too far in this realm with that sort of snottiness./

Martin said...

yeah. you really shouldn't need to feel validated by such ignorant students. you know you've got the "pedigree" plenty of others do, too.

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