What kind of graduate student are you?

Graduate school is a roller-coaster ride involving massive ego damage, more work than you've ever imagined, and, perhaps, the opportunity to pursue your dream, or at least be qualified to pursue your dream someday.

What kind of graduate student are you? Are you on the top of the heap? Or maybe your secret fear that you don't belong here is true?? Maybe it's just that fate is calling you in another direction...find out here.

Created by: Kate

  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Have you ever had a real job (not affiliated with any university)?
  2. If you weren't in grad school, is there anything else you're qualified to do?
  3. What kind of programs did you apply to?
  4. How did you arrive at your specialized area of study or thesis topic?
  5. How many graduate degrees do you already have?
  6. Why are you taking this quiz?
  7. How many psychosomatic illnesses are you presently suffering from?
  8. How many times a day do you question why you're doing this?
  9. When people ask you what you do for a living, what do you say?
  10. What other activities have you voluntarily engaged in while in grad school (i.e., not to fulfill requirements to exclusively to pad your CV)?
  11. Are you published in your field?
  12. Have you attended or participated in a professional conference in your field?
  13. When you see your advisor walking down campus, what do you do?
  14. When/if you have time to read for pleasure, what do/would you read?

Remember to rate this quiz on the next page!
Rating helps us to know which quizzes are good and which are bad.

What is GotoQuiz? A better kind of quiz site: no pop-ups, no registration requirements, just high-quality quizzes that you can create and share on your social network. Have a look around and see what we're about.

Quiz topic: What kind of graduate student am I?