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What is your level of formal education?

I have completed the following formal educations

  • None or very little

    Votes: 2 2.6%
  • Attended school, but did not graduate

    Votes: 1 1.3%
  • GED or graduated from high school

    Votes: 18 23.7%
  • Some college

    Votes: 17 22.4%
  • 2 year college degree

    Votes: 15 19.7%
  • 4 year college degree

    Votes: 26 34.2%
  • formal education based technical degree/certification

    Votes: 15 19.7%
  • Military or other past-high school degree

    Votes: 10 13.2%
  • Lawyer, doctor, other high education degree

    Votes: 5 6.6%
  • Masters/PhD

    Votes: 27 35.5%

  • Total voters
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Multiple choice, I kept it anonymous though you can tell if you wish. I'll just say 10 options and try to think of 10. Go down the list checking each one that applies to you.
 
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1 PhD, 2 Master's degrees
 

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Versus my "none to little" :lol:
 

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4 years electronical engineering college.
 

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I got thrown out of high school.
 

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4 year college

l hope l am not self promoting myself :lol:
 

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I have a bachelor's degree. I'll probably get a masters eventually.
 

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Multiple choice, I kept it anonymous though you can tell if you wish. I'll just say 10 options and try to think of 10. Go down the list checking each one that applies to you.

You realize that a Master's and a Ph.D are not equivalent, right? You should have placed Masters 9th on your list, and Doctorates (which includes JD's, MD's, DDS's and PhD's) 10th. Or divided professional doctorates from theoretical doctorates. In either case, a basic Master's would still fall lower than either on the list.

There are also no such things as "military or other than past high school degrees," You can get professional certifications in the army, and if you work in an apprenticeship program you can be classified an apprentice, journeyman, or master. Those are not degree's, just certifications which would probably fall under your "formal education based technical degree/certification."
 
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You realize that a Master's and a Ph.D are not equivalent, right? You should have placed Masters 9th on your list, and Doctorates (which includes JD's, MD's, DDS's and PhD's) 10th. Or divided professional doctorates from theoretical doctorates. In either case, a basic Master's would still fall lower than either on the list.

There are also no such things as "military or other than past high school degrees," You can get professional certifications in the army, and if you work in an apprenticeship program you can be classified an apprentice, journeyman, or master. Those are not degree's, just certifications which would probably fall under your "formal education based technical degree/certification."

There were only 10 options allowed in the poll, so I put Masters/PhD together. There also is overlap. For example, an attorney technically has a PhD (at least in most states - ie Doctor Jurisprudence or something like that), plus a professional degree plus it could be defined at a technical degree.

The reason I grouped Masters and PhD was due to that limit but also a comment my daughter now in an advanced college. She stated she does want a Masters but definitely NOT a PhD, because each opens doors, but a PhD closes some doors too. The "over qualified" thing.

The part about military education is that did not want to exclude career or specialized military academics and again only had 10 options.

Besides, get off my ****ing case. I already acknowledged I'm "none to little." So I think I did pretty damn good with the poll. :2razz:
 
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Multiple choice, I kept it anonymous though you can tell if you wish. I'll just say 10 options and try to think of 10. Go down the list checking each one that applies to you.

PhD in physics.
 

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Hello, I'm C3, and I'm an autodidact...
 

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There were only 10 options allowed in the poll, so I put Masters/PhD together. There also is overlap. For example, an attorney technically has a PhD (at least in most states - ie Doctor Jurisprudence or something like that), plus a professional degree plus it could be defined at a technical degree.

The reason I grouped Masters and PhD was due to that limit but also a comment my daughter now in an advanced college. She stated she does want a Masters but definitely NOT a PhD, because each opens doors, but a PhD closes some doors too. The "over qualified" thing.

The part about military education is that did not want to exclude career or specialized military academics and again only had 10 options.

Besides, get off my ****ing case. I already acknowledged I'm "none to little." So I think I did pretty damn good with the poll. :2razz:

I thought your choices were appropriate as it is not a scientific poll.

Are you aware that instead of using **** there is a perfectly acceptable work to precede "case"? You may wonder what. It would be; helvetin, neuken, maldito, pierdolony or ffycin. With the last, you do not have to overcome spell check. Just my :twocents:
 

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Juris Doctorate.

FYI, you might want to separate Masters degrees from PhDs (if possible). Those are two very different animals.
 

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There were only 10 options allowed in the poll, so I put Masters/PhD together. There also is overlap. For example, an attorney technically has a PhD (at least in most states - ie Doctor Jurisprudence or something like that), plus a professional degree plus it could be defined at a technical degree.

The reason I grouped Masters and PhD was due to that limit but also a comment my daughter now in an advanced college. She stated she does want a Masters but definitely NOT a PhD, because each opens doors, but a PhD closes some doors too. The "over qualified" thing.

The part about military education is that did not want to exclude career or specialized military academics and again only had 10 options.

Besides, get off my ****ing case. I already acknowledged I'm "none to little." So I think I did pretty damn good with the poll. :2razz:

I thought you did too. And when Harris Poll asks about education, it combines Master/doctorate too.
 

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Juris Doctorate.

FYI, you might want to separate Masters degrees from PhDs (if possible). Those are two very different animals.

Not always. An MFA is considered a terminal degree.
 

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Multiple choice, I kept it anonymous though you can tell if you wish. I'll just say 10 options and try to think of 10. Go down the list checking each one that applies to you.

High school here.
 

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Sure, but I'm talking in terms of time, effort and prestige.
With you on time and effort, but like it or not, the MFA is regarded as the terminal degree and so by definition carries the same "prestige" as a doctorate.
 

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With you on time and effort, but like it or not, the MFA is regarded as the terminal degree and so by definition carries the same "prestige" as a doctorate.

There are lots of terminal degrees, and they're not all treated equally in terms if prestige. MD's, JD's, MFA's and PhD's all get treated differently in society. :shrug:
 
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