Friday, December 17, 2010

Friday Fun: A note to all MMAS students...

Ahh yes, the thesis. You're well on your way to completing yours, aren't you? Oh, you're hardly started! Well, then why are you reading this blog? Get back to work!

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Those of you who are, indeed, well on your way, maybe reading over the thesis requisites yet again just to be sure that you're on the right track, and that you've met all of the important requirements, and you may find yourself wondering about the Snake Fighting portion of your thesis defense.

SNAKE FIGHTING? NO ONE SAID ANYTHING ABOUT SNAKE FIGHTING? They said stuff about taking classes, research, writing a thesis... I THINK I WOULD HAVE REMEMBERED ANY MENTION OF SNAKE FIGHTING.

Yes, I'm sure we did mention it, at some point in time, or another. It's there in the fine print. Well, it SHOULD be in the fine print. If it isn't.

Ok, I see you have some questions. You ARE required to fight the snake, first of all. This institution has hallowed traditions of academic rigor to uphold.

What? Are you required to kill the snake? Are the snakes big? Does everyone fight the same snake?

Ok, ok. we see you have more questions than we can answer in one little blog post. For a list of frequently asked questions regarding the snake fighting portion of your thesis defense, please visit this convenient FAQ page. And, also, stop complaining about how we didn't tell you. At least we're telling you NOW.

Lastly...

Get back to work.



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