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Question 2

Do you think that your college education was a good investment?

Photo prompt #2: A picture from graduation.

College. It’s something I’ve been thinking a lot about lately. Do I regret going? Not at all. Would I do it differently? Absolutely.

Apparently, having a degree from a tech school doesn’t really mean anything in my field. And it is pretty obvious that I would’ve gotten the same amount of respect from all the people I’m interviewing with if I had gotten a liberal arts degree and a few standard certifications, instead of dropping all the money for the colleges I attended.

I would probably have half the debt I do now — which would be only $40,000 — and therefore half the worry.

I never imagined that, with an advanced degree, I would be turned down by so many people to perform jobs I am overqualified for.

My degree basically wasn’t worth what I paid for it.

I understand all those home owners who are upside down on their mortgages. The only difference is that they have the national spotlight on them. People like me have nothing.

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