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    I have a Masters Degree.

    ..but I still owe tuition money & still must take a comprehensive exam, so it is on hold. I kinda feel like the kid at school whose toy got taken away & sent to the office til Summer. It's mine, but it's not! Difficult going thru grad school at 33 while working full time...
    michelle0808 michelle0808 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 18, 2014

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    Ma In Clinical Pscyhology

    Hello! Just your friendly social worker here. I have my MA in Clinical Psychology. I do social work for adults with developmental disabilities.
    AcrosstheGreatDivide AcrosstheGreatDivide 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    Education...

    I graduated with a Masters in Education from Monash University last month and surprised myself with a High Distinction average. Although I work in this field as head of an art and design school, I didn't really need the qualification for job advancement. Instead, I saw it as a...
    lilymargot lilymargot 46-50, F 9 Responses May 14, 2011

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    First the Diploma, Then the Meltdown.

    I have a masters degree and it´s funny ( funny ? ) how life works.  Right after graduation from my Postgraduate course, I went into one of the biggest depressive episodes of my life. It was like, OK, I have done it, I have the professional degree, the several...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 13 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    At the age of 23, I have just received my

    Masters Degree in School Counseling. Two of the best years of life in school.
    IamEDGExxx IamEDGExxx 22-25, M May 29, 2014

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    I Went Back In My Mid 30's

    When I went back to school, I thought I only needed my bachelors degree, but I needed my masters degree as well. Wow, what a surprise! But I did it and graduated with honors. So now I am working in a fun field being a therapist with a multiple-aged population. I'll owe money...
    cats2eyes cats2eyes 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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    Engineering

    I have a masters degree in engineering, which i earned in 2001.
    koolman2811 koolman2811 36-40, M Dec 29, 2012

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    My Mls

    I earned my Masters in Library Science in 2006. This was a first step in a career change. For 30 years I worked at state psychiatric facilities various clinical teams. Currently I am on a clinical team that provides psychiatric alternatives to incarceration and probation for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 13, 2012

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    ...in applied mathematics.

    I enjoy math and love school. When I'm learning, I am in my own world and could not be happier.
    ShesGoneNJ ShesGoneNJ 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 24, 2014

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    Ma in special education am 24,

    am from the mid-east, i chose the education field since am 17 years old,my dream is to be the best special education and autism specialist, special education is to make dreams come true, no excuse just get up and make you dreams, i'll make this world better !! Someday i'll reach...
    AbuOudeh AbuOudeh 22-25, M Jul 17

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    I have earned masters degree in forensic

    psychology after I earned my bachelors degree in behavioral science. I am a graduate from major research universities in America.
    oldernudistwifeandmom oldernudistwifeandmom 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 28, 2014

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    lindahe lindahe 31-35, F 6 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I Wish I´d Had Her Honesty

    Yesterday I had one of those moments of clarity that makes you rethink your whole life in a matter of seconds......... I was on my way home chatting with a girl that studied my career and graduated from my university quite recently. Since we had that shared background I thought...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 11 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    My first was an MBA,

    which it turns out really didn't help me get a decent job. So, now I'm on the road to a second, more technical one that I think will work out a little better... I hope so at least, because this ****'s expensive!
    ktomp12111 ktomp12111 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I Know, Me A Masters Degree......

    Who'd have thought, me, little ol' me would have managed to secure a Masters degree...You know it was never one of my goals in life, god that sounds sad doesn't it - i mean who does aspire to be the best they can possibly be, but i never thought i was academic, in fact, my...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2011

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    I have a masters in Research Methods in

    Psychology. It hasn't enhanced my career prospects as the jobs it qualifies me to do are the same ones I could do with my undergraduate degree.
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    BeachGypsy BeachGypsy 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have a MSEd in Special Education

    and Counseling. I work with kids with both learning and emotional disabilities.
    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Masters Of Science

    I have a Masters of Science in Marriage and Family. This degree has helped me to understand more about me and about my family dynamics. It has also helped me to understand management dynamics and problem solving techniques that impact my job and family. I used to do counseling...
    plskr plskr 41-45, M Aug 29, 2011

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    I am a graduate from Michigan State University.

    My masters degrees are in the areas of criminal justice and in counseling.
    julieadams julieadams 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 26, 2014

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    So What

    I spent years getting my Masters Degree while working.  I'm sure it has helped me advanced in my career but I don't think education is a one way ticket to the top and one has to wonder if it is worth the cost anymore.  Depending on what you want to do, the time and...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    University System Should Improve For Good Of Students And Society

    I have an honours degree in Finance which also comes with an Accounting degree too from University of NSW in Australia. After that, I did try to do Applied Physics as a part time student for about 3 years but gave it up as I had too much to do at work while the evening/night...
    meehehe meehehe 46-50, M Oct 9, 2013

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    I was in a five year master program

    and received my degree in civil engineering.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 21, 2014

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    Yes Me Too

    im nurse RN last 3 years love my work. took 4 years college get it. my mom said best 4 years my lifeblood.
    queensupreme02 queensupreme02 26-30, F 2 Responses May 27, 2013

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    bgood79 bgood79 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have a Master's of Arts in English from

    Georgetown University. Shortly after I graduated I got married and ended up staying home to raise our children so I haven't had much use of the fantastic education I received from Georgetown. But it was the best decision I'd ever made!
    FiestyJacqueline FiestyJacqueline 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    My Diploma

    After much struggle, hard work and a lot of blood, sweat and tears, I did it...i received my diploma on Friday. I wish I could show you the whole thing..my name is in big gold letters and the diploma is huge. I had it framed and it is huge!  I am not sure where to hang it but i...
    akindheart akindheart 56-60, F 33 Responses Aug 5, 2013

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    I earned my masters degree

    and have an MBA. It was hard but so glad I finished my education.
    maturewifeandmom maturewifeandmom 36-40, F 4 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    Not Alone, Of Course..

    I hold the French equiv. of a MSEE. I'm specialized in data acquisition systems & non linear electronics as job. Also hold a post graduate in optoelectronics and a BCompSc useful for my job. Think it's all !
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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    I have a Masters Degree in Social Work.

    If you do not know what that entails you should research it, such an interesting field.
    Bbonez Bbonez 41-45 1 Response Apr 3

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    I Protect Children And Families

    I have a master's degree in Social Work and work as an intake specialist on a phone hotline to take in referrals for children or adults who are/have been abused and/or neglected. The reason I went into this field was the desire to make a difference in others lives in a...
    Belinda Belinda 31-35, F May 28, 2013

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    Beside having a naughty mind (when I want.

    *smile) I also have my master degree - LLM. (lol obviously not a submissive degree). Surprised?
    Orientalbouquet Orientalbouquet 36-40, F 18 Responses Apr 22

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    I have a Master of Information Technology in

    Software Engineering (MIT SE).
    canberraguy canberraguy 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    My parents forced me to study Accounting to work

    as an auditor with my dad , they took away my will to study Chemistry or Pharmacy, that was really very painful to me, the life after studying this department lost more than half of its taste in my view, in spite of that i challenged my very negative feelings towards this...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 8

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    It's An MSc

    Yeah it's pretty cool and hard work and I am very proud of it. It's just something I always wanted to have. I worked hard for it and I'd do it again. I enjoyed every bit of it.
    erin1982 erin1982 26-30, F Oct 25, 2013

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    I have my Masters Degree in Oceanography fro F.

    I.T. I was an incredible experience working in and studying the ocean.
    melbeacher melbeacher 46-50, M 8 Responses Mar 18

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    I have a masters degree in biotechnology.

    I love this subject and I wanted to be a researcher or a scientist, but for some reason I couldn't. If I ever got a chance, I would like to obtain more education in the relevant field. I have studied agriculture, food, medical and environmental biotechnology and all these...
    lover28f lover28f 26-30 Nov 3, 2014

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    MBA from Florida Tech.

    It was a lot of work and sacrifice but worth it.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 9

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