Hacker News new | comments | show | ask | jobs | submit login

I'll add that a lot of them also stick around as they have no other work experience and don't know what else to do. I actually see this more and more, it seems like getting a PhD is the "well, I don't wanna get a real job yet" pathway, which is really sad. It's also frustrating to work around those people as they have no drive.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | DMCA | Apply to YC | Contact