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What for? It's all on my webpage.
Well, sir, I'm a first-year masters student,
And you want me to fund you and be your thesis advisor.
Yeah, uh, here's all the work I've done. As you can see, I have some ideas--
Yeah. Listen, let me tell you how this works.
Being a Ph.D. student, working with an professor,
it's a lot like a marriage.
and it all culminates in a big ceremony
I mean, I graduated at the top of my class--
Very few make it to the top.
Like a pyramid scheme?
Well it is pyramidal in shape, yes.
This may sound cruel, but we in academia,
Between ignorance and truth.
Wall Street? The media? Please.
Well, but sir, what if I can't find a professor who will take me?
If you're that desperate to work in a lab,
Well I mean, what if I don't make it as Ph. D. student? What am I gonna do?
I don't have a backup plan.
What I'm saying is,
Hey, Cecilia-- Goodness gracious, what are you wearing?
So, what happened to that dream?
Are you going to a rally?
Sounds serious. Who is it?
Us! Graduate students!
Did you know that it pays more to work at McDonalds
than to get a Ph.D. from a major university?
Wow. Is that true?
Totally. I read it on Wikipedia.
You know that movie doesn't end well.
That's why I came to grad school--to make a difference,
Maybe it's time for a new shirt.
I'm really sorry.
Yeah, I've-- um, I--, I was hoping that--
Marcy! You know I'm in a meeting.
Oh, ok. Ohh, D. C. tomorrow! Ok. Just a moment.
I don't have time!
"Oh! Right! Yes, I'll be right there.
Welcome everybody. I'm Professor Chu.
For this class, your T. A. is Cecilia,
one of my best and brightest students!
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