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Old 06-22-2006, 01:04 PM   #1
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Just found out last night that I've completed everything for my MBA. After

.......drum roll please.............

8 years! I finally completed it!

I'm never going to school again.
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Congrats virginia! Great sense of closure isn't it?! It took me forever to finish my MSEE. My advisor, who usually let me get away with stuff since I was going to school and working full time, told me that I need to finish up soon or risk having some of my units expire. It was a great feeling to finally finish it!

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Ugh, don't tell me such horror stories! I'm about to start my Master's!
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Ugh, don't tell me such horror stories! I'm about to start my Master's!*
Hey, no problem, consider it your quest to quench your thirsty desire for a higher education.

Based on my experience I predict that your thirst will be quenched pretty quickly.

But never allow learning to stand in the way of getting an education, and never let a lack of research prevent you from finishing your thesis.
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Old 06-22-2006, 03:57 PM   #5
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Congratulations Virginia. Hard work will pay off for you.

My MBA history is not as good as yours. I took my first course at Syracuse University then moved to Florida and never got around to taking the second course.
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Congrats on your decision to never go to school again.

Just kidding congrats, my MSAE took me a 3 long years cause I was w@%#ing full time.
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Ugh, don't tell me such horror stories! I'm about to start my Master's!
I'm sure you'll be more dedicated than I was! I just hated that last year of it. I couldn't get motivated and realized that in my field a MS doesn't necessarily open more doors and mean more pay. In retrospect, I probably should have gone for an MBA.
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Old 06-22-2006, 10:47 PM   #8
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Thanks guys
I'm so happy I can't stand it. I was also under threat of having my credits expire. There was a 3 year block when I was in Hawaii and couldn't work on it at all, and then another year when I was in another school that I didn't work on it, so it really took a total of about 4 years. But during those 4 years, every weekend I was stressed about how I should be working on it and either 1) wasn't or 2) wasn't working enough. My friends told me they were sick of this school business.
The last 2 courses were the hardest - corporate finance and a research methods class. Not just hard - but painful.
All this week, I've had nothing to do when I come home from work, and it's a great feeling - almost like semi retirement!
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Congrats on your achievement! I hope you are richly rewarded.

.... now go out and celebrate!
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Congrats virginia! Lots of work, but hopefully lots of reward, too.
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