+ 0 Votes Positive and proactive zclayton2 7 years ago The only thing more useless to me than a person who can't do anything they are asked is the one who won't do anything else. At least this student is thinking about the percieved problem and exploring options. And when pointed in the right direction took the advice. And you, from your post I take it you have no outside interests other than work, or supress them to stay on permanent call for job and self justifying busyness. All work and no play will earn you a heart attack in the long run.