Life is short, but books are long. Your college years, while the dull parts might seem to drag on endlessly, will be over in a ﬂash. Trust me. In a shockingly short time, you really will have to spend 40-70 hours per week answering “urgent” e-mails, doing tedious research for lazy superiors, treading mineﬁelds of office politics, placating narcissists and fetching people coffee.
Whatever your chosen ﬁeld, it will be years before you get to the “fun” part. Think of what lies ahead as apprenticeship, “paying your dues” or vocational hazing. It’s going to last for years and years, and while it’s happening, you’ll ﬁnd yourself so tired at day’s end that you will rarely crack any of those...READ MORE