This is why professors who quit academe can’t stop talking about it.
There is no easy answer to that question.
It was a relief not having to worry about whether I was “teaching right.”
Walking away from academe is not always a good idea, but for some Ph.D.’s, it’s the best option.
I’ve spent the past several Augusts designing syllabi and getting ready to face students. But this year I’m no longer adjuncting, and now I’m simply wondering what’s next.