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Subject:Re: Grad school vs. the world From:LaVonna Funkhouser <lffunkhouser -at- HALNET -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 25 Oct 1993 13:08:11 -0500
Kelly Hoffman has a good point about reimbursement.
I wasn't sure enough of what and where to study to
go straight into grad school (after a BA in English),
so I hunted down a job where I could learn by experience.
After working for a few years, I decided that I wanted
a Master's (for various reasons), and I am fortunate
that my company pays for 100% of my tuition (up to a
yearly limit) and 50% of my books.
The Master's program I chose is in Communication, and
is taught in an intense off-site format. Because of
this, the tuition is high, so I am glad for the company's
"education assistance" policy.
LaVonna Funkhouser lffunkhouser -at- halnet -dot- com
PS: On the other hand, grad school right after the bachelor's
can broaden one's horizons and saves the stress of balancing
work/spouse/school/other demands and lets you focus more on school.