Top 10 Lies Told by Graduate Students

10.   It doesn't bother me that my college roommate is making $80,000 a year on Wall Street.
  9.   I would be delighted to proofread your book / chapter / article.
  8.   My work has a lot of practical importance.
  7.   I would never date an undergraduate.
  6.   Your latest article was so inspiring.
  5.    I turned down a lot of great job offers to come here.
  4.    I just have one more book to read and then I will start writing.
  3.   The Department is giving me so much support.
  2.   My job prospects look really good.
AND THE NUMBER ONE LIE TOLD BY GRADUATE STUDENTS ...
  1.    No, really, I'll be out of here in only two more years!


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