We've discussed the rising cost of graduate degrees, but even if you don't have to take out a loan to finance your higher education, there are certain circumstances under which you absolutely should not go to grad school.
If you're old enough to remember when MTV was to blame for our short attention spans, and not Facebook or Twitter, you probably also remember a time when the work day had a concrete beginning and end. Unless you were a CEO, or a head of state, you likely had whole weekends off, and probably most evenings as well. Not these days -- and some people are blaming the very technology that was supposed to liberate us from the office in the first place.
When's the last time you heard someone say that they weren't busy? Unless you know a lot of folks who are retired or have recently won a pile of cash, probably never. We're all busy, all the time. The trouble starts when we stop being productive and start chasing busy-ness for its own sake.
Want to make more money right out of the gate? Pick one of these majors, and you'll have a better chance of commanding a big paycheck immediately after graduation.
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Here's a reason to thank Gen Y: thanks to millennials' comfort with self-disclosure via Twitter, Instagram, etc., workplaces are getting a whole lot more chatty about salaries.
"Try not to stress out" is pretty useless, as far as advice goes. It's one of those things we all say, and hear, on an almost daily basis, and yet almost everyone has trouble putting it into practice. And why is that? Because the stress cycle is weakest right at the beginning -- in other words, when most of us are still trying to ignore the fact that we're losing our grip.