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How did you spend your holidays?

4 January 2010

Derek Thomson

This is how I spent mine:

Started Boxing Day morning and finished about an hour ago.

Such is the life of the modern academic.  Works out at roughly 45 minutes per paper, or 11.25 minutes per undergrad question and 15 minutes per postgrad question.  Which is about right when you factor in the breaks necessary to keep the concentration up.  Used a whole pen and a half of (really expensive) red ink!

Now comes the admin involved in processing these marks…

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