Overheard at Brown

Overheard at Brown is a blog that catalogues the crazy things that people at Brown University say. It is an homage, but not a relation, to Overheard in New York.

Location: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Send an e-mail to overheardatbrown@gmail.com with all the crazy things you hear on campus! When you submit a quote, Please provide these three things. 1. Your name or, even better, an alias so that you can be credited. 2. The location where the quote was heard 3. THE QUOTE! Happy Listening!

Saturday, March 18, 2006

Is This What They Mean By 'Senior Orientation'?

PROFETTE: Career services have these tests that can tell you a lot of things! Like, 'You should be a longshoreman.'

PROFETTE: To find a job, you have to start looking around.

PROFETTE: You should take the GRE in the next two months, because you're only going to get dumber.

PROFETTE: Another option a lot of graduates choose is working for a non-profit, which is the same as working in another business except that it's not for-profit work.

PROFETTE: Say you discover the joys of statistics.

PROFETTE: 20 years from now, presumably if Brown still exists, you can contact those professors -- if they're still alive --

PROFETTE: There's a reason your graduate student TAs look so unhappy. Undergrad is just a delightful bonbon-eating experience.

--overheard by: not your department


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