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Higher Education

From the the original Latin word "collegium" an "universitas". Join us in the discussion of all things of higher education. Financial Aid, Traditional Learning, Vocations, Liberal Arts, balancing life and furthering an education.

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Funding Higher Education.

Started by J Roman. Last reply by David Jul 16, 2013. 1 Reply

Please post here the tricks of the trade for funding a college education and lets discuss.Did Mom an Dad plan ahead? Is financial aid pulling for you? Scholarships? Grants? Student loans? Are you in…Continue

Lets talk College: What was your best experience in higher learning?

Started by J Roman. Last reply by Jeremy DiCicco Jun 12, 2013. 2 Replies

 What was your best experience in college? University?  What did you take away from it or are you still there and what has been the lesson you are going to take away from if you finish.Continue

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What is the best education you can get after high school?

Started by J Roman. Last reply by Ryan May 12, 2013. 1 Reply

What is the best education you can get after high school?

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Comment by Saxon on March 4, 2013 at 1:56am

The current status is that a PhD might make it harder for you to find a job. The son of a distinguished researcher in Canada that I know had a PhD, got no jobs with his PhD ... but when he disguised it as "research project", and only mentioned his MSc as his highest degree, he got a job rather easily. Maybe worth doing a double Masters instead, if you are thinking about employability.

Comment by Saxon on March 3, 2013 at 5:24pm

A PhD is a *lot* of work, but it is also a very interesting project. Weigh it against other things in your life. If you have a wife ... well, make sure you have a wife when you finish your PhD; they tend to wear down marriages.

Comment by J Roman on September 29, 2010 at 8:10pm
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