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Why Women Over 30 Should Consider Graduate School Olivia B.

Why Women Over 30 Should Consider Graduate School

Olivia B.

Published February 29th 2012
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20 pages
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ABOUT THE BOOKDeciding whether or not you should pursue graduate studies can be a difficult decision to make, particularly when you consider the financial costs and time commitments that are involved. Dont kid yourself, graduate studies are nothingMoreABOUT THE BOOKDeciding whether or not you should pursue graduate studies can be a difficult decision to make, particularly when you consider the financial costs and time commitments that are involved. Dont kid yourself, graduate studies are nothing like what you may remember in your hay day of being an undergraduate student, when you were enjoying the student lifestyle. Being a graduate student is hard work that involves long hours. Youll probably have very little money to spend on entertainment, and at the end of it, while you may have that coveted degree in your hand, chances are youll still face uncertainties regarding your future.If you make the mistake of pursuing graduate studies without being clear about your reasons for doing so, you run the risk of pulling out of the course later on and wasting a lot of your time and hard-earned money. Before pursuing graduate studies there are several things that you seriously need to consider.EXCERPT FROM THE BOOKWhile certain careers, such as becoming a doctor or a lawyer, require an advanced degree, many other careers offer plenty of opportunities for individuals who just have an undergraduate degree. In fact, in some situations if you have little or no job experience having an advanced degree can actually harm your career prospects.Its important to understand the marketplace, and what it values. One of the easiest ways of figuring this out is to take a look at other people who are working in a career or field that you aspire to, and checking out to see whether they have the qualifications that youre considering pursuing. If you have any doubt whatsoever about your professional goals, consider putting off graduate school and, instead, spend some time working on some self-assessment and career planning...Buy a copy to keep reading!CHAPTER OUTLINEModern Lifestyles: How to Determine When to Go Back to Graduate School+ Introduction+ Deciding Where to Apply+ Money Makes the University Go Round+ Common mistakes to avoid+ ...and much more