It’s National Higher Education Day

Mo Solo
Mo Solo
Jun 6 · 1 min read

Celebrating with humor from the ivory tower.

Today is National Higher Education Day. You probably think I am making this up. I am not. This is a real day. If you don’t believe me, check out this post from a librarian. We all know librarians don’t lie, right?

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Why even bother with college?

Moss shares his knowledge.

When I teach the first year success class:

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When prospective students ask me what getting their Ph.D. will be like:

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When a student questions my advising:

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When a doctoral student asks me what the key to success is:

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What to expect at faculty meetings:

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Also, faculty meetings:

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When someone tries to steal my donut in the break room:

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For all my jokes and snarkery this is what it really feels like to see your students graduate:

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Want more higher ed humor? Try these.

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Recovering academic. Suffers from RBF. Drinks 🍵 @ Slackjaw, The Haven, No Crime in Rhymin’. Get your monthly humor fix here!

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