domingo, 5 de julho de 2009

The value of a master's degree

Abaixo, dou a conhecer a discussão lançada online pelo New York Times acerca do valor que os leitores atribuem ao grau de mestre/mestrado.
«Readers discuss whether earning an advanced degree in this economic climate is a wasted effort.»

July 4, 2009, 4:00 pm
My M.A., a Source of Pride and Regret
By The Editors

In our discussion about the value of a master’s degree, we received hundreds of comments from readers who spent time and money pursuing a graduate degree. Many said earning an advanced degree was a wasted effort that did not enhance their skills or make them more attractive to employers. Others, though, said the point of getting a master’s degree was to pursue an intellectual interest, not pad a resumé. Here are excerpts from their comments.

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