Summary: A change is as good as a break.
A wise man named William Young (rest in peace Bill) once said
A change is as good as a break.
This is a great mantra when you have more things to do than
seems humanly possible... Like in your last year of grad school...
Dr. Julie Rowlett Things to do the summer *before* graduation so that your last
Things to do: categories
You will have many many things to do which fall into these general
The THESIS beast itself. Like, actual mathematics. This
includes both the fun parts and the tedious calculations.
The university crappo. Like thesis formatting, printing your
thesis on that special paper, going to some official office and
filling out paperwork.
The job crappo. Applications - filling out, writing cover
letters, writing teaching and research statements, printing
address labels, mailing it all out/applying online (YES!) when
The thesis-WRITING crappo. Figuring out all the beautiful
subtleties of Latex, how to make pictures/graphs?? how to