Dear every student and every professor,
Look around you. The students that graduated last year have not found jobs and hardly any of them found jobs at your university or any university. The professors that have been there for the past forty years, are still there. There simply is not enough room in academia.
Stop teaching people to be academics. Most of your students will not need to ever find another derivative … No. Never. Teach them to think.
Students, challenge your teachers. Tell them what you want to do career wise or life wise. Ask them to give you advice on what to study. If you want to be a veterinarian and someone else wants to be a botanist, you should be taking different classes as soon as possible. #imjustsaying.
Ancilleno Davis, M.Sc.