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What did school do for you?

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i want to go back, or start over rather. im considering a major in journalism but i know the reality of landing a decent job with said degree.

 

ive thought about just going back for personal growth and see where that takes me.

 

help me out.

 

what'd you go for? would you do it again?

 

discuss

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I went back and finished all the way to a 4 year degree. So far nothing, but I also have not tried to do anything with it, because I have a job and have not looked for another one, since I will be in this one for a while.

 

The main reason I decided to do it, is because every stat about getting a job indicates that the more education you have, the better job you have. I am sure that there are exceptions and people who would say otherwise, but I would rather trust the numbers of those stats. When I look for a job, i want to make myself as marketable as possible.

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I'm in my 3rd year for accounting, got a job for the government last summer and it's looking pretty good right about now

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i have a diploma of visual arts.

 

if you can think of anything that means less than that let me know so i can feel a bit better about myself.

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I went to a college for 6 months, the whole time I fucking hated it. I never worked a day in that field and never plan to.

 

I started a business instead of becoming an employee, I love my "job" and I write my own rules. This has been my ultimate freedom maker, I work hard now and I plan on enjoying my life in the near future by doing and going where ever I like.

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i want to go back, or start over rather. im considering a major in journalism but i know the reality of landing a decent job with said degree.

 

ive thought about just going back for personal growth and see where that takes me.

 

help me out.

 

what'd you go for? would you do it again?

 

discuss

 

one of my good friends is a journalism major. she's talented, attractive and will graduate with another major and a minor this year. she works her ass off ... and is having a difficult time finding a job.

 

If you're gonna go journalism you better be 'bout that life.

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I think the journalism profession changed with the internet and how people source their information nowadays. Not to discredit writers or journalists at all but I would think there is a lot less glory in it. If it was me and that was my love/passion I would write books or papers to get published. That way in the future people would search my name for my work and not just topics in general with the off chance of reading my work.

 

I will leave what I do for work a bit vague, I own a company that buys products from manufacturers, I then market and sell them to specific people and groups. It's very interesting and always changing.

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i learned how to properly throw a house party.

 

 

 

and pick up chicks.

 

 

H.S. Diploma oner

 

Could not agree more.

 

Left school with a: Drug problem/alcohol problem/less respect for women/hella debt/Worthless Diploma

 

I was just too young...period.

 

However, it was the most fun I've ever had. Would do again...just much more cautiously.

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Going to school for personal growth alone seems like perhaps the wrong route for both pursuits.

 

I think you should travel the globe for personal growth, come back and get a major in statistics.

 

Becoming a master with data will help you with your journalistic trip as well.

 

To answer you question directly, school gave me a place to go while the economy has been in the dumps, the program I went to was absolutely fucking worthless but it helps to have a degree to go along with my professional experience. May have helped me get the job I have now which is killer.

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I left a well-paying but kinda boring career to go back to school. Just about to start 2nd year of a 3 year design degree.

 

My advice (I wish i'd been given), be prepared to make HUGE sacrifices of the lifestyle kind. Also, being a student is hard!

I thought it was going to be sooooooo easy! But its not. The work is hard.

 

My old job - great people, great benefits, great product but I could have done it in my sleep. Which I often did. I miss my salary but I know I've made the right decision.

 

End goal: to run my own successful business.

 

Good luck to you.

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School taught me to get a job.

 

This. I cant think of a single american writer who ever went to college to become a writer. If thats what you want to be, you just have to fucking do it. Especially nowadays. If you're going to go to college it better be for something like biotech or something you actually need school facilities to learn something in a field that's actually hiring.

 

Same goes for art school. There is NO reason to go to art school. NONE WHATSOEVER, and yet there's like 3 times more art school grads than scientists.

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I will leave what I do for work a bit vague, I own a company that buys products from manufacturers, I then market and sell them to specific people and groups. It's very interesting and always changing.

 

 

I know what you doooo-oooooo

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