I’m doing the grad school thing, and God, it’s frustrating.
I don’t know what to say here other than a long screed, which I don’t want to write any more than you want to read it. I suppose the productive thing to do is try to focus on the positives. That’s similar, but not the same, as ignore the negatives, and I’m mindful that having the opportunity to go to grad school still puts me in rarified and lucky company.
Ah, but it’s frustrating.