I just wanted to ask you a question. Do you think that as a graduate student you should dress up or dress down.
I have been looking around my campus and notice that people's dress styles run the gamut from very dressed up to woefully under dressed. I have seen students in full on suits next to students in running shorts and flip flops.
I have seen students in creased pants and students in ripped jeans.
I have seen some elaborate hairstyles and seen some girls who look like they have not combed their hair for week.
I am currently a graduate student and I teach twice a week. I love being as comfortable as possible and practically live in jeans.
I do dress up a little more when I teach so I can differentiate myself from my students but I noticed that many of the other graduate teaching students do not do so.
I don't over do it but I do wear dress pants and a pretty blouse when teaching. When I am not teaching I can be found in jeans and a more casual top...sometimes even a tee shirt. I have decided that I will NOT be wearing tee shirts on my non teaching days because I still walk around campus and can be seen by my students.
I need to invest in a few more casual tops that can dress up jeans but still be VERY comfortable.
So do you think that graduate students..or college students need to dress up or not?
Thursday, December 27, 2012