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ace writers on people in academia

by Hanna Spence (2017-08-01)

As ace writers at report, two major reasons people linger in academia are that (1) professors have often done little else and don't know how to or don't care about advising students entering the job market and (2) companies don't know how to hire people with academic backgrounds. For an example of (2), many of my physics friends are incredibly good problem solvers and programmers but get screened out by difficult "litmus" tests of topics well-known to computer scientists but largely irrelevant for doing most research.

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