December 4, 2015
Student: I’m having second thoughts about grad school and could use some advice.
Professor: Consider the fire ant. When there’s a flood, fire ants survive by joining together into giant floating rafts.
Student: Wait, what lesson am I supposed to take from that?
Professor: Ants are SO COOL!
Student: you’re not big on metaphors, are you.
Professor: I am big on ants.