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THE baCk PagE Psychology humor, witticisms and more Sound off Vanessa Carolina: “Having ongoing headaches from all the reading you have to do.” Vincent Ciaccio: “That there is no such thing as ‘time off.’ Summers, winters, nights, weekends ... you can always be doing something. And most of the time, you have to be.” Sheretta Joseph: “Everyone assuming you are automatically a licensed psychologist and ready for services, or that you’re a psychic or psychiatrist.” Katie Kavanaugh: “I’m in the behavioral analysis world, and I hate that everyone thinks we turn children into robots. We don’t, trust me.” Kelly MacKenzie: “Being tied to my email at all times. Goodness knows if I step away for an hour I’ll come back to 20 urgent emails.” Wanda Velazquez Mendez: “Having no life at all, but I still love it!” Anita Pedersen: “Not being properly compensated for our work.” Becca Stephens: “Family/friends who still don’t really understand what you’re studying.” © Edward Koren/The New Yorker Collection/ What is the most annoying thing about grad student life? Join the discussion Visit gradPSYCH on Facebook 56 • gradPSYCH • January 2012

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GradPSYCH - January 2012
Psychology grad school enrollment drops, despite record numbers of applicants
Students leave their iPods at home during ‘crunch time’
Media Picks
Chair’s Corner
Odd Jobs
Research Roundup
Hot careers: Video game design and development
Friends and co-workers
Time to bail?
Scaling Mount Publication
Need to heal thyself?
Staying connected
Matters to a Degree
Power up your PowerPoint
Dissertations vs. diapers
Searching for answers
Bulletin Board
Jobs, internships, postdocs and other opportunities
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GradPSYCH - January 2012