There is something remarkable happening where I work. I have been attempting to keep the fact under wraps that I am working on a PhD but someone asked me directly and I could not flat out lie. So the word got out and spread. Now people are beginning to treat me differently; more respectfully, the boss is now noticing all I do and people are asking my opinion. The funny thing is that I have only completed two classes, so there's really no reason to treat me differently. It's all really rather silly, but I can't say I'm not enjoying it. So I'm going to call it the the "Oooo, he's a PhD" effect. Anyone else experienced that?