Real men don’t bother with anything that cauterizes the wounds.
Given that being slightly inaccurate could easily result in beheading, I don’t think the cauterizing matters so much…
Don’t give the eplileptic a lightsaber.
I think that’s just common sense, really…
What if it’s an ultraviolet lightsaber? Then it’d be invisible and therefore not a problem…
(plus it’d make white clothes glow-in-the-dark!)
or the Parkinson’s patient.
How did you make the .com->.edu transition? How do you fund it?
Can you elaborate? I’m not entirely sure what you’re asking. How do I pay for grad school?
Yeah, how did you quit your (assumingly) well-paying job and fund your schooling without going mad or broke?
Well, I told my boss (9 months in advance) that I was planning to leave for grad school in the fall. He tried to talk me out of it, but a few months later the company went out of business so that was that (it was a start-up). I found a 6-month contract position to hold me over in the meantime until I started school.
I fund my schooling via a Research Fellowship position that gives me a tuition waiver, health insurance, and around $20k/year in salary. A few terms I had a Teaching Assistantship position instead (same benefits/pay). Basically though, I get paid (meagerly) to go to school.
The past two years, I’ve also been taking around $10k/year in low-interest student loans. I had a hard time living on just the $20k/year, but at $30k I find I can live quite comfortably. It helped that I was only out of college for a few years before heading back, so I didn’t get TOO used to having a fat paycheck.