a person who continues to take courses and earn degrees over a number of years instead of entering a profession related to the degrees
After five degrees, she stopped being a professional student.
The professional student will miss learned notes and quotations of original passages in the language of their authors.
He was also a man of science, no mean rival, they say, of the professional student of biology and chemistry.
In this mood she was encouraged by all the wiles and insinuating ways known to the professional student of human nature.
Believe me, there is no one quite so foolish as the professional student of character.
Only the professional student can be expected to read it from cover to cover, but it is invaluable for purposes of reference.
Not infrequently this seems an unnecessary hardship to a professional student anxious to get into the work of his chosen field.
A person who continues to take courses and earn degrees over a number of years instead of entering a profession related to the degrees