Then he threw the snake out a window. Why do I have to do this? Based on the stories I’ve heard from someone who went to MIT, this isn’t far off. There are many ways to accomplish this. Posted by Ashok Karra on You fight the snake in the room you have reserved for your defense. The better your thesis is, the smaller the snake will be.
When and where do I fight the snake? Snake-picking is not an exact science. Become a patron today. At University of Chicago we had to defeat our colleagues. You, McSweeney’s contributor, get a very small snake indeed. Although if you get a poisonous snake, it often means that there was a problem with the formatting of your bibliography I should be set then because my bibliography was A HUGE and B perfect.
Or so I’ll keep telling myself over the next couple of months while I wait for the examiners to do their thing. Suggested Reads January 17, I assure you, the snakes are very real. If you get an anaconda you would be mcsweenejs trouble!!! For once, it didn’t get overdone at the end; it just kept up the premise all the way through.
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We have lots of different snakes. Become a patron today. The better your thesis is, the smaller the snake will be.
My defense was a scant 2 weeks ago, and I’m still smarting from the time I split the snake in two, and the tail grew a new head! I suppose a strict Freudian would have no difficulty with this part of their dissertation.
Do I mcsweeneyss to kill the snake? You, McSweeney’s contributor, get a very small snake indeed. This is not a metaphor: Posted by Wilbraham on It may seem somewhat antiquated and silly, like the robes we wear at graduation, but fighting a snake is an important part of the history and culture of every reputable university.
“A Guide to the ‘Snake Fight’ Portion of Your PhD Dissertation” – Duly Noted
Dissertztion better your thesis is, the smaller the snake will be. What is the snake a metaphor for? Does everyone fight the same snake?
We have lots of different snakes. The snake may be very strong, or it may be very weak.
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It may be of Asian, African, or South American origin. November 24, 7: My PhD defense was tame by comparison. I snnakes this to mean that my thesis was awesome.
Posted by Fred on The fight generally starts after you have finished answering questions about your thesis. Lots of students choose to wrestle the snake.
“A Guide to the ‘Snake Fight’ Portion of Your PhD Dissertation”
There were no snakes at my defense. Some construct decoys and elaborate traps to confuse and then ensnare the snake.
Thanks so much for this! There are many ways to accomplish this. Your adviser just tells the guy who picks the snakes how good your thesis was.
Okay, that got a guffaw. Lots of students choose to wrestle the snake. Wow, standards at the Ivies have really declined.