When I was studying for a PhD at Princeton, my advisor would edit my papers before we submitted them to conferences. At first, my drafts were often returned covered with so much red ink that I could barely make out what was written underneath. I'd slog through all the comments, make changes, and submit a revised draft - only to face another red tidal wave.
I felt completely overwhelmed. I wasn't making any progress, and my advisor wasn't giving me the feedback I needed to improve. F