Breaking the norms

“After my Master’s in Physics, my father, who also happens to be a retired professor, insisted that I teach and I decided to give it a shot. Fifteen days into my new job, I realized that I was not fit for teaching and therefore quit after two months. Following that, while I was still figuring out what I could do, one day I saw an advertisement in a newspaper for PhD admissions and thought perhaps research could be an option for me. At that time, I had no…



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