What's your highest level of education?

High school diploma or GED
6 (1.4%)
Some college
30 (6.8%)
Associate degree
16 (3.6%)
Bachelor's degree
151 (34.4%)
Master's degree
140 (31.9%)
Doctorate/professional degree
92 (21%)
4 (0.9%)

Total Members Voted: 438

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Re: How much education do you have?
« Reply #100 on: May 15, 2018, 07:50:05 PM »
A few thoughts:

I have several degrees (BA, Master, a Certificate, and working on a 2nd Master)

I do think that there is value in higher education, but I wouldn't think less of someone for not having one. For me, had I not gone to college, I would definitely not have found my way into a career that I love, and having the education was a key part of it.

I would not trust a for-profit university with a single dime, and if I were hiring people I would be skeptical of degrees from those places (mostly because - why wouldn't you go to a public university or a private NFP university?). Distance degrees, however, are fine. Most major public universities have them, and I think its a great way to get an education if you aren't in a city with a public university.