McGill University prides itself on being absolutely laden with bureaucracy so as to make the student experience as frustrating and painful as possible. It’s a little-known fact that McGill actually inspired Franz Kafka to write The Castle, a book in which the main character spends far too much time trudging through the snow and trying to navigate opaque governmental agencies. Are you living in a Kafka novel, or are you just a student struggling to get help from Service Point?
Take the quiz below to find out!
Check off all that apply:
If you checked off 9 or less:
Somehow you’ve retained your humanity throughout your time at McGill thus far – lucky you! Worry not, the university will kill the light in your eyes soon enough.
If you checked off 10-20:
McGill is indeed a Kafkaesque nightmare for you, but so far your experience is just Kafka-adjacent, not the work of Franz himself.
If you checked off 21 or more:
There’s no way you’re not the brainchild of a sad Czechian man. Go ahead and change your legal name to “K.”