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Subject:Re: Value of Writing Degree From:Callie <callie -at- WRITEPAGE -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 8 Aug 1995 21:15:04 GMT
In article <405ac5$1gn5 -at- bubba -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu>,
HUNTER_W -at- UHDVX3 -dot- DT -dot- UH -dot- EDU wrote:
>I was recently going to school, pursuing a professional writing degree,
>until I decided to take a full time job doing software documentation. I
>have a chemical engineering degree and three years work experience in
>that field. My question is: Would it be of any value to me to get my
>degree in professional writing at night (I have 8 classes left) or is
>work experience and a portfolio more important. Thanks for any input
>you can give me.
Work experience beats a degree! I have a degree in MIcrobiology and document
computers and software. Total English formal training: 6 hours of lit.