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Scenario 1: Harassment

Introduction : Stay out of it

You chose: Stay out of it. You don’t know this student well and feel it’s not your business.

You hear a month later that Chris has left MIT without finishing a Ph.D. There is also a lot of talk in the Department Office about how hard it is to recruit good grad students. They may have to reduce the staff if the numbers keep dropping. (End of Scenario)

You have reached the end of this path in the scenario.  If you are happy with the outcome here, congratulations on finding a strategy that worked.

If you are not satisfied with this outcome, you might want to look at other possible paths in this scenario. You can start over, or use the Back button to try out different options. You may also want to see Responding to Situations for strategies relevant to similar situations, or see our complete list of Active Bystander Strategies.

Please feel free to contact us with comments about this scenario or to suggest others.


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