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Hi Sam,

Any tips on balancing uni, research there (pre-doc) and a startup (co-founder, CTO)?

Do you think it is necessary to give up one for another?

I don't think you can do all 3 well at the same time, nor should you try.

Pick what you most want to excel at for now and focus on that.

Thought so too.

Right now I am more drawn towards the first two occupations I mentioned.

The startup involves a very interesting business model. However it is technically not very challenging (B2B marketplace). It just seems to be very hard to wind down my engagement there.

My main interest lies within AI (Philosophy/CS student). My thirst for knowledge hasn't been fulfilled yet and so far I really enjoy the academic atmosphere.

I really have to set priorities now. Thanks for your quick response.

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