I’ve posted here before about how hard it was to take care of my mother and work towards my physics PhD program. Last month, I failed a qualifying exam that would advance me from a masters to a PhD. The hours required to care for my mother instead of studying is 90% to blame. I’m now leaving school with a masters (considered a huge embarrassment in this field).
I’ve been urged to to take two years off, then try again for a PhD. I thought online courses through coursera and online transcription services would keep me qualified and with enough money for rent I live with my parents and paying mom’s medical expenses is considered my rent).
Anyone do “work from home” employment while caring for an invalid? I’ve found a few places but I’m not sure who is legitimate.
Thanks beyond thanks,