A 'Sinking Ship'?

Over at Isis' blog, a reader asks whether she'd be better off leaving graduate school and looking for a job, having already earned a master's degree, or if she should stick it out and work to defend her PhD thesis. Torn between what she'd like to do and her friends' and mentors' advice, the student seeks Isis' advice.

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