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Undergrad Lab Rotation

By: jenny (School of Chemistry)
Competition Year: 2016
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Demonstrator sits, head in hand,
marking books. Students don’t understand
what is wanted from them, that much is clear.
They all want firsts, they’re nowhere near.

Student sits, head in hand,
writing a lab report. They don’t understand,
what to do with all this stuff.
They followed the recipe, surely that was enough?

As the years go by, the students learn
how to do it all. It becomes their turn
to embark upon a PhD,
where they demonstrate, for a fee.

As a demonstrator they sit, head in hand,
marking books. They can’t understand
how the works so wrong, all the help they had.
Surely they were never that bad?
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