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I am starting my phd next month but I just feel so stupid all the time. I feel like my supervisor who I admire so much regrets choosing me to work with and I’m sure she would love to work with someone else much more. In fact I’m sure if someone else comes along she would ditch me for them which would make me so sad.
I feel like I always say the wrong things and do the wrong things and that everyone hates me and I feel invisible. I never get chosen for anything like scholarships because I’m so stupid I guess.
I wish I never agreed to this phd.
I got a third class degree and got a distinction in my masters ... if you are willing to work hard nothing is impossible. My career prospects definitely improved after.
And I’m starting a phd this year. Education is everything and if you want to give it a go, why not.
Twenty years ago when I did my first degree there was much less support for struggling students. Today there are options. Check out your university’s library and academic skills department for extra support in improving your approach, for instance. Or ask the academic liaison librarians for help with referencing and research.
I think you should go for it!
Hi Marmite, thank you so much. I will definitely let you know what happens. So many results seem to be coming out at the moment. I hope it isn't going to take too much longer. I want to see my rejection with my own eyes haha! I am a total pessimist by the way. Actually I have been wanting to ask you something for the past couple of days. When you were wondering about the result, you seemed so confident. Did you have an intuition that you might get it? I believe in that sort of thing... I am even checking my astrology to see if there are any predictions in there somewhere!!! Any clues!! haha I can't stop laughing at how ridiculous I am!
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