View Poll Results: I have completed the following formal educations

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  • None or very little

    3 3.53%
  • Attended school, but did not graduate

    1 1.18%
  • GED or graduated from high school

    19 22.35%
  • Some college

    18 21.18%
  • 2 year college degree

    17 20.00%
  • 4 year college degree

    32 37.65%
  • formal education based technical degree/certification

    16 18.82%
  • Military or other past-high school degree

    12 14.12%
  • Lawyer, doctor, other high education degree

    5 5.88%
  • Masters/PhD

    27 31.76%
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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Multiple choice, I kept it anonymous though you can tell if you wish. I'll just say 10 options and try to think of 10. Go down the list checking each one that applies to you.
    You realize that a Master's and a Ph.D are not equivalent, right? You should have placed Masters 9th on your list, and Doctorates (which includes JD's, MD's, DDS's and PhD's) 10th. Or divided professional doctorates from theoretical doctorates. In either case, a basic Master's would still fall lower than either on the list.

    There are also no such things as "military or other than past high school degrees," You can get professional certifications in the army, and if you work in an apprenticeship program you can be classified an apprentice, journeyman, or master. Those are not degree's, just certifications which would probably fall under your "formal education based technical degree/certification."
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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Adverse View Post
    You realize that a Master's and a Ph.D are not equivalent, right? You should have placed Masters 9th on your list, and Doctorates (which includes JD's, MD's, DDS's and PhD's) 10th. Or divided professional doctorates from theoretical doctorates. In either case, a basic Master's would still fall lower than either on the list.

    There are also no such things as "military or other than past high school degrees," You can get professional certifications in the army, and if you work in an apprenticeship program you can be classified an apprentice, journeyman, or master. Those are not degree's, just certifications which would probably fall under your "formal education based technical degree/certification."
    There were only 10 options allowed in the poll, so I put Masters/PhD together. There also is overlap. For example, an attorney technically has a PhD (at least in most states - ie Doctor Jurisprudence or something like that), plus a professional degree plus it could be defined at a technical degree.

    The reason I grouped Masters and PhD was due to that limit but also a comment my daughter now in an advanced college. She stated she does want a Masters but definitely NOT a PhD, because each opens doors, but a PhD closes some doors too. The "over qualified" thing.

    The part about military education is that did not want to exclude career or specialized military academics and again only had 10 options.

    Besides, get off my ****ing case. I already acknowledged I'm "none to little." So I think I did pretty damn good with the poll.
    Last edited by joko104; 07-31-13 at 07:27 PM.

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by Artevelde View Post
    1 PhD, 2 Master's degrees
    Is it paying off for you?

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Multiple choice, I kept it anonymous though you can tell if you wish. I'll just say 10 options and try to think of 10. Go down the list checking each one that applies to you.
    PhD in physics.
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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Hello, I'm C3, and I'm an autodidact...

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    There were only 10 options allowed in the poll, so I put Masters/PhD together. There also is overlap. For example, an attorney technically has a PhD (at least in most states - ie Doctor Jurisprudence or something like that), plus a professional degree plus it could be defined at a technical degree.

    The reason I grouped Masters and PhD was due to that limit but also a comment my daughter now in an advanced college. She stated she does want a Masters but definitely NOT a PhD, because each opens doors, but a PhD closes some doors too. The "over qualified" thing.

    The part about military education is that did not want to exclude career or specialized military academics and again only had 10 options.

    Besides, get off my ****ing case. I already acknowledged I'm "none to little." So I think I did pretty damn good with the poll.
    I thought your choices were appropriate as it is not a scientific poll.

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Juris Doctorate.

    FYI, you might want to separate Masters degrees from PhDs (if possible). Those are two very different animals.

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    There were only 10 options allowed in the poll, so I put Masters/PhD together. There also is overlap. For example, an attorney technically has a PhD (at least in most states - ie Doctor Jurisprudence or something like that), plus a professional degree plus it could be defined at a technical degree.

    The reason I grouped Masters and PhD was due to that limit but also a comment my daughter now in an advanced college. She stated she does want a Masters but definitely NOT a PhD, because each opens doors, but a PhD closes some doors too. The "over qualified" thing.

    The part about military education is that did not want to exclude career or specialized military academics and again only had 10 options.

    Besides, get off my ****ing case. I already acknowledged I'm "none to little." So I think I did pretty damn good with the poll.
    I thought you did too. And when Harris Poll asks about education, it combines Master/doctorate too.

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by Aderleth View Post
    Juris Doctorate.

    FYI, you might want to separate Masters degrees from PhDs (if possible). Those are two very different animals.
    Not always. An MFA is considered a terminal degree.

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    Re: What is your level of formal education?

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    Not always. An MFA is considered a terminal degree.
    Sure, but I'm talking in terms of time, effort and prestige.

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