- Dramatically and on a large scale underestimate your taxes, because fellowship payments are exempt from withholdings and filing jointly puts you in a higher bracket
- Get passed over for a job for which you are perfectly, ideally, unquestionably qualified
- Receive ambiguous feedback upon the culmination of a six-plus-month project
Ways to make a really crappy week a little bit better:
- Receive a great show in the mail. Thanks, Wayne!
- New CPU in the ol' computer (compiles stuff like snap that!)
- Really, really love your wife