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“when you go out this door, you’ll have your PhD.”

December 10, 2005 by Saar Drimer

Cambridge PhD doorThat’s what my advisor told me as we cycled through a narrow alley downtown Cambridge.

I was downtown this morning as a graduation took progress inside. Of course, I couldn’t go in — mainly due to that fact that I didn’t have a tie, I bet — but I got a glimpse at the people with funny garments and hats inside and on the way there. Appropriately, the place is called “The Old School”, how cool is that? Cambridge is an odd place.


3 Comments »

  1. Helen says:

    What do you mean “funny garments and hats”? How long has Cambridge been in operation?

  2. Markus says:

    Actually, your photo shows the “Doctors door” at the “Senate House”. “The Old Schools” is the building to the West, where most of the University’s bureaucrats live.

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