Think Twice about Grad School

The ‘market” for professors is pretty skimpy

today’s academic job market is a “market” in the sense that one stall selling fiddlehead ferns in the middle of a strip mall is a “farmer’s market.” In the place of actual jobs are adjunct positions: benefit-free, office-free academic servitude in which you will earn $18,000 a year for the rest of your life.

It is a bit better for us statisticians, but even there, the majority of jobs are in government, not academia.

Tip from the Instapundit.

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