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I Have a Masters Degree.

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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 6 Responses Feb 26

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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...
    meehehe meehehe 46-50, M Oct 9, 2013

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    I'm Master of Little! - I went to school taking all the courses in Psychology the school had to offer only to realize that my University prepared me for research or teaching, not...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Apr 7, 2008

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    I Just Finished My Mba In My Forties - Going to school in your forties is a lot different than in your twenties. I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in French and English, and then...
    Jessibelle Jessibelle 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 7, 2009

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    Mfa In Film Directing - ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha haha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha haha ha...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 16, 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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    Does This Count?? - Does a JD count? I was thinking about getting my LLM in taxation....
    scarlet54 scarlet54 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2007

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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...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 16, 2011

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    Mba - I have an MBA and am not really using it. Perhaps a little. It was worth going back to school for the parties and intramural sports!
    NCConch NCConch 41-45, M 1 Response May 22, 2012

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    That I Don't Use - I have a masters in Information Technology and Business.... it was a joint degree so it is just one diploma. I don't use either one being that I'm an author and...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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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...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 12 Responses Nov 28, 2010

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    Masters In Being Broke - So, I will have my masters in social work in 21 days. It is one of the lowest paying professions. I wasn't too concerned before this recession kicked in...
    JannaK75 JannaK75 31-35, F 1 Response May 26, 2009

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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...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 6 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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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...
    Belinda Belinda 26-30, F May 28, 2013

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    Masters In Taxation - I earned a Masters in Taxation
    bizbuz bizbuz 36-40, M Dec 20, 2007

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    Masters - Yeah, I have a masters degree... but now what?Only real thing it's got me is a new spot on the pay scale, which isn't saying much at all. I'd have to work here 15 years...
    SkyRookie SkyRookie 36-40, M Apr 4, 2012

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    Joint Program - No, I'm not talking about marijuana, so just stop that. :) Anyway, I have an M.S. in Accounting through the Professional Accounting degree program at the...
    Argonnosi Argonnosi 26-30, M Jul 30, 2012

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    Recent Grad - I'm a recent grad. I just graduated this August. It took me a little longer than expected because of my thesis.
    ameeker ameeker 21-25, F Nov 14, 2007

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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...
    cats2eyes cats2eyes 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 28, 2011

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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...
    juliegirlie juliegirlie 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2012

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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...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 14 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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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...
    erin1982 erin1982 26-30, F Oct 25, 2013

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    Looks Like I'm In Good Company!! - Just got mine sept 14... Just waitin on the sheepskin so that the reality sinks in. MS edPSY and as I read in another story... NOW WHAT??? At...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 28, 2012

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    I Don't Know When I'll Be Able To Read For Recreation Again - It's just something about having to read entire books, within a week, for three months at a time that kind of turned...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 4, 2012

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    Break Earned - I just finished my masters degree. I have now been in school for 21 consecutive years lol. I am taking a break before I continue on to get my Ph.D.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10, 2010

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    My Master'S Degree Is In Management Information Systems - MIS is like Computers in Business. I also have a B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Psychology from the...
    IceColdMilk IceColdMilk 41-45, M Mar 11, 2013

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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...
    plskr plskr 41-45, M Aug 29, 2011

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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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    I am starting to work on my masters degree. I may have forgotten how hard school is so I signed up for more classes wish me luck.
    shakeydays shakeydays 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
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    One of the things that I'm passionate about is cooking. Three years ago, I graduated culinary school and I'm still trying to find my place wherever it may be. I want to own a...
    thesilentchef thesilentchef 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Bachelor's in English & Literature and Bachelor's in Writing. Working in the mortgage department of a major bank. I'm a DRONE for god's sake. FML
    meghanmonroe meghanmonroe 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I am very well educated and professionally employed as a research assistant in a scientific lab. I hold a bachelors degree in chemistry and now working on my masters degree. I...
    femaledressed4work femaledressed4work 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I've wasted my hole life, doing things I don't like. Since first grade I liked singing and wanted to play on piano or other instruments. But I never told anyone, even my mother...
    Anngela Anngela 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    At least you are smart ..... I have 4 degrees. 2 bachelor degrees and 2 masters.
    boadiccearose boadiccearose 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Where to begin. All I can say is although I have moved out of my fathers toxic home, I am still very nervous as I write this. I can literally feel the anxiety building up. Ok...
    rrrrandom rrrrandom 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Want to die part 2 ( part 1 is my first experience that you can read) This experience is an interesting experience very interesting... I'm back here again feeling like a **** once...
    DepressedGirl22 DepressedGirl22 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I just want to get this out of my chest, because I am so frustrated and don't know what to do anymore, everything seems hopeless. Can you immagine living in a country where you...
    LittLeSister01 LittLeSister01 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 15

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    I wish I can rewind to my Freshman year in high school, so I would of taken school more seriously and maybe now in my life would have a degree and a career. But life does not work...
    believe201427 believe201427 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse with cerebral palsy and I was reading through many of these stories and I just wanted to 1. Share my own story 2. offer some advice for seeking pain...
    bandgeektc bandgeektc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    It broke my heart to realize this. But I got to college. I'm in the "Honors Dorms", in fact. And I'm realizing how little you have to do to get by with being considered "honorable...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    There are so many careers that I don't believe you don't need a college degree for, honestly.
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Actually I'm not yet but am getting my second dan (degree) in about 4 weeks: so exited!!!!
    taekwondogirl taekwondogirl 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have messed up my career... initially I was struck at a place where I hated every moment I spent.. than I decided to do a masters.. get a mortgage.. loose all bank balance.. zero...
    sunnsood sunnsood 26-30, M Apr 4

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    From having and raising four kids, marriage, home ownership, and working part-time after twenty years of attending college off and on, I received my Bachelor"s degree. That was 15...
    canelabunz canelabunz 51-55, F 1 Response a week ago

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    This is my experience with love and doubt (read on- it's not all rainbows and butterfly's, there's a twist). I welcome all of your feedback (and ridicule) and would love to know if...
    HopefulLovelyLioness HopefulLovelyLioness 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old and found out I had scoliosis when I was 13 years old. My curves are 62 degrees and 51 degrees. I suffer with serious back pain and aching in my ribs and hips. My...
    Cupcakemay Cupcakemay 16-17 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I believe everything happens for a reason and that you meet everyone that you meet for a reason. Most of my friends have been girls, but I've had one really good guy friend and...
    Dreamer32 Dreamer32 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    In Sport Science and Coaching, most rewarding thing receiving your degree, such a buzz!
    Cass19 Cass19 22-25, M 3 days ago