Last night we revisited a family classic, RocketMan. It’s a slapsticky 1997 Disney film about an idiot-savant space engineer who unexpectedly is sent on the first mission to Mars. Crude humor ensues. Most of it is forgettable, childish humor. A few scenes have stuck with me and are just as funny as when I was […]
“This is good,” a fellow doctoral student told me at our meeting the other day. “You are asking people for help. I should have done that.” One suggestion this older student gave to me was not to be afraid to contact researchers who were doing similar work to mine and ask them for feedback, too. […]
It’s the age-old question of students everywhere. “What grade do I need on this to get a …. in the class? Excel has a great tool called Goal Seek that will help you find out.
Sad or not, I’ve placed most of my life around the frame of my undergraduate career (BH and AH, “Before Hillsdale” and “After Hillsdale.”) So I’m often reminded of how many years have passed since I left Michigan, and how surreal it is to be a student once more. Much is still the same, […]
Subscribe and get more tips for the awesome analyst. Plus, your free ebook. The return to higher education can be brutal. So much reading and writing, so much unstructured time to manage. It’s quite unlike the structured, spreadsheeted world of work. A common solution to the student life is to “treat it like a job:” […]