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Should You Go to Grad School? The Way of Improvement Leads Home: American History, Religion, Politics, and Academic life.

    • Society & Culture

Anyone who has been paying attention to higher ed and the humanities knows that job prospects for recently minted Ph.Ds are abysmal. So why do people keep choosing to engage in such a difficult process that by many measures is unlikely to pay off? John Fea adds his thoughts to this question and they are joined by Erin Bartram, the author of the viral blog post, "The Sublimated Grief of the Left Behind."
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Anyone who has been paying attention to higher ed and the humanities knows that job prospects for recently minted Ph.Ds are abysmal. So why do people keep choosing to engage in such a difficult process that by many measures is unlikely to pay off? John Fea adds his thoughts to this question and they are joined by Erin Bartram, the author of the viral blog post, "The Sublimated Grief of the Left Behind."
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