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Old 01-11-2013, 03:48 PM
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Sup G's,

I have a PhD place at the world's #4 ranked university for 9/13 start. I am seeking funding as it will add up to 30,000 over 5 years of study, inclusive of fees, costs etc.

Anyway, that is loot, so unless I can secure funding, shall I not bother with it? I have 50/50 committed to the thing. Else, I could save a few thousand and do a 2nd masters part time, in a few years.

Help my BS family.
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:56 PM
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You could become a Prostitute. You must be a smart guy. How many blowjobs will you have to give to earn 30,000?

You could become a drug dealer.

You can do it!!!! I got faith in you brother
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Old 01-11-2013, 03:58 PM
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C'mon now bro, I am in a pickle. I need serious guidance.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:08 PM
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C'mon now bro, I am in a pickle. I need serious guidance.
I take it you are talking money making schemes? Am I right?

Because you didn't mention getting a job.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:10 PM
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I take it you are talking money making schemes? Am I right?

Because you didn't mention getting a job.
Bro, I work freelance, but that doesnt pay enough for me to live AND follow a PhD if self financed. 5k a year or something is a lt of money, especially in these tough economic times.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:19 PM
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If you're passionate abut doing a Phd pursue it. However, after 4 or how many years of studying I would want to make what I have learned applicable to a job and earn some money.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:21 PM
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Yeah, part of me feels like that. I have a MA, work experience etc, but there are no jobs around man. I am only 50/50 on the PhD and am seeking funding, but if its not forthcoming, I am unsure if it is worth risking my own money.

#middle class problems.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:28 PM
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When you make these threads, i always get the impression your parents are loaded.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:32 PM
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When you make these threads, i always get the impression your parents are loaded.
We're not poor. But not rich, middle class I guess.
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Old 01-12-2013, 09:52 AM
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A PhD is pretty much full time work. Obviously, it is ideal to get funding when you go for a PhD.

Than again, 30,000 over 5 years, so basically you need to make up 6,000 per year?

Have you looked into research/teaching assistanceships? I don't know what the situation is in your country. But in all of my experience, there are generally at least tuition wavers, if not wavers as well as living stipends, possible when you take a PhD.

I do know people who are working their way through a PhD. It seems difficult, but it is done.
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