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Graduated in May, just accepted a full time offer at B4. Offer is only contingent on a bachelors degree. My masters is expected next fall but lately I’ve been feeling like what’s the point?? I went to school to get a job, and that’s what I did. Why am I still doing this homework???? Should I just drop the masters? :/

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Dumb idea. Masters may not help you right now but when you look at exit opportunities after you’re fed up with the big 4, you’ll stand out Source: ex headhunter turned management consultant turned SM of HR for a F500

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I would stick with the masters program!

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Why is your current company Apple?

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Gotcha! Just wanted to make sure you weren’t on Corporate side as an intern or something and then going B4 cause that’d be terrible

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Stick with the masters, you are almost done- also you’ve taken out loans already. It’s better to stick with it and finish it rather than paying off loans for an unfinished degree. The masters absolutely matters on paper. It’s also much easier doing a masters when you’re used to the homework/studying grind.

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Need more info. What’s service like is the offer? What is the masters in? Are you paying for the masters?

I would say no to masters and yes to getting a few of those CISSP type certifications.

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You most likely won’t want to be at b4 forever

Definitely looking at it as a stepping stone right now. I figure with a few YOE I should be able to exit into something else. I guess a masters would help me “stand out”, but not really sure that it matters too much

How close are you to finishing? I think you should do an ROI assessment - how much longer/ money vs where you think it will get you long term

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