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The advice in this card was inspired by the book, “Stumbling on Happiness” and the scientific research it refers to.

Should I do the grad school thing for my masters or ph.d. in electrical engineering, or should I abandon 4 years of school and 2 years of work experience to attend law school instead?


People are bad at predicting future happiness and remembering past happiness.

Find people who today have the resulting careers & ask their advice.

Academics (EE PhD) have a lot of freedom but you need enormous discipline & drive & it’s stressful. But you might change the world. Law is more structured but typically stressful & busy too.

Who are you as a person & where is the balance between what you need for money, stress, & making a difference?


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