Probably in a month or so. After that, I'll be there for years.
Howdy and welcome here. I also concur. I have been here over a year and am only at level 7. I have also watched others pass me. I also majored in Math, my first time doing that college thing, and based on my observation and application of, Math, my learning it could be at least 2 years before I make it to level 8.
Yeah, I finally just made level 7.2. Sure you could post and comment all day, day after day, have no other life, and make level 8 in a matter of months, but what is the point of chasing points for the sake of making points? If you want a T-shirt so badly just go to the website store and buy one.
Psst.....hey buddy, over here...don't look around, I don't want anyone to see us in this alley and keep your voice down. Hey, I heard you might want some 'points'. I got some points I can sell you. Don't ask where they came from, let's just say these points had an owner who had an accident. Yea, don't they look cool? Hey, no touching till I see some moola then I'll give you a whole sack of points. How do you think people get up so high in leveling? Posting stuff? Ha, that's what they want you to believe. Get up, post all day, go home, level up. Yea right. Years later, your still the same old level. So you want a sack of points? Whadya say?
Moving from level 7 to level 8 took me a couple of months. Going from 8 to 9 took many months. I've been here 11 months, made level 9 about 3 weeks ago, I think. There are some that spend way more time here and post more than I do and have progressed more quickly. However, at the rate I'm going, I will be level 10 in about 3 years. I am OK with that, I am here because I find value in the relationships and conversations here.