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    eagleseven Quod Erat Demonstrandum

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    Think before you leap.
     
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    Geez my kids make twice that, after completing junior college then transferring to a 4 year school.
     
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    HUGS it gets better.
     
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    I'm one of the fortunate ones, who've majored in something useful, and found a niche that pays for my knowledge.

    For many others, including the author of that postcard, higher education is no longer paying off. The education bubble is popping.
     
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    It matters what that BS was in.

    It really does.


    Honestly
     
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    indeed. you are wasting your time if you aren't in science / engineering.
     
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    2 year associate tech degrees are probably the best for many in America.

    they work well in the service industry.
     
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    My boy is talking about wanting a psych degree.

    I am encouraging him to do private industry for a year before college. He can meet lots of folks with psych degrees when working at McDonalds.
     
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    if he truly has a passion for it, than tell him to minor in it, will look good on a resume, he will learn quite a bit of it, and his actual degree can be in something useful. getting a minor is actually pretty easy over 4 years as you can simply use all your free elective hours towards the minor you want
     
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    Thanks, that sounds very constructive.

    I want him to get a major in electrical engineering. He has no interest in that.

    But getting a financial accounting degree might be useful with a psych minor.
     

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