Why I did a PhD

Logical // Miserable

There was a point when towards the end of my undergraduate studies, I did not know if I should carry on to do a masters degree. While it was almost guaranteed that I would be given a scholarship to pursue my graduate studies at my university, I was getting cold feet at the last minute. “Is this really what I want?”, “Why do I want to do this?”, “What if I discover halfway that I’m not good enough to complete it?” were some examples of the questions that popped into my mind. All I knew at that point in time was that I was not satisfied with only a bachelor’s degree. I spent much of my last year as an undergraduate asking myself if this was all there is, and if I would be truly satisfied with graduating with my classmates on an equal level (I felt a lot of…

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About joyfurnival

Interested in TQM, lean, Quality Improvement, Healthcare, Regulation, Accreditation, Inspection Improvement Science, QI, improvement capability.
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