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At what point does the value of a degree fall off? I'm in my early 30s, and have five years of experience, and work on a very theoretically interesting project. I believe I'm on track to promotion in the next year. So, I could put in a year of full time school to check the box off, but I'd be sacrificing hobbies and social life (not to mention cost). Is this FOMO or is there real opportunity here?

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I think it's FOMO. Do you not have an undergrad though? Or is this Masters.

I think the answer all depends on what degree you're talking about. Undergrad or postgrad, and in what?

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