Woman, 26, finishes PhD: "I regret this, take time off, live life"

Woman, 26, finishes PhD: "I regret this, take time off, live life"

- A young lady has expressed regret over finishing her PhD at the age of 26

- The American with the Twitter handle @taoleighgoffe advises people to take time off between graduate school and undergraduate school

- She says people should live their lives, defer, read, work and party

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A young lady with the Twitter handle @taoleighgoffe has taken to Twitter to express regret over finishing her PhD at the age of 26.

The American lady said she regrets finishing her PhD at 26, adding that people should take time off between graduate school and undergraduate school. According to her, graduate school is not the safety net people think it is.

She wrote: "I finished my PhD at 26. I regret this. Take time off between grad school and undergrad. Live your life. Defer, read, work, explore, party, save, make art, sleep.

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I regret finishing my PhD at 26

She says people should live their lives, defer, read, work and party. Photo credit: @taoleighgoffe/Twitter
Source: Twitter

"Don’t rush. Grad school is not the safety net you think it is. The degree will be there when you’re done. Enjoy life!"

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that Ive Jones, a North Carolina graduating senior at Apex Friendship High School, was admitted into 45 universities with over $4 million in scholarships.

In spite of the toll of the novel coronavirus pandemic on schools which has affected commencements everywhere, Jones is still celebrating her admirable accomplishment.

The 17-year old is graduating with distinction with acceptance letters from 45 out of the 50 schools she applied to and more than $4 million in academic scholarships.

Jones indicated that she was motivated by other black kids doing the same.

In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Henlo Swart, who goes by the handle @henlo_swart on social media, has posted a moving story of how he became the first person in his family to graduate university and by doing so fulfilled his late father's dream.

He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Management Accounting) from the University of Stellenbosch.

"Finally received my graduation certificate! A big deal to me as I'm the first person in my family to graduate from university!"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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