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Subject:Re: TW and Education From:Garret Romaine <GRomaine -at- MSMAIL -dot- RADISYS -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 11 Dec 1996 16:24:00 PST
I finally got tired of fighting the battle of the undegreed. I was
losing in the first cut to wet-behind-the-ears children with papers
attesting to four years of seat warming. So, I aced a few tests
(thanks to a lifetime of constant learning), cashed in my old college
credits, and got a shiny new BS degree. The degree was directly and
indirectly responsible for an income increase of several thousand
dollars in just a few months, and I am feeling much more secure about
finding positions should I move on from here.
What this shows me is that Kevin finally took the bull by the horns and did
something about his situation. He didn't complain about the injustice of it
all, he didn't justify not doing something, he acted. It may have taken a
little time and a little money, but it looks like it paid off both
financially and spiritually.