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Old 12-13-2008, 09:50 PM   #1
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Default Graduated College Today, now what

Glad to be done, onto my MBA now. Staying at the same school.
Good buddy from Alaska came into town from Florida, we got super drunk last night and I was definitely way drunk all through graduation this morning. Don't think I could have done things any better.
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Old 12-13-2008, 09:51 PM   #2
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congrats!!! what was your major?
I still have a few yrs of engineering hell
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Old 12-13-2008, 09:53 PM   #3
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Manufacturing and Industrial Technology, currently working as a machine designer for an industrial automation company.
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awesome. I look forward to taking machine design principals as a professional requirement next semester. definitely something im interested in.
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Old 12-13-2008, 11:02 PM   #5
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congrats man!!
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From my experience graduate school is much easier than undergrad. But that's probably not true of every degree program.
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Congrats, are you going right on to grad school, or working first?
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Congrats Chad!
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Congrats Chad.
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Congratulations Chad!

Now on to the next milestone!
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CONGRADULATIONS good sir
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Hey Chad, nice work man!
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congrats!
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Way to go!
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jealous, very jealous, good job!
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Well i have two solid options.
A. Maintain my job working full time as a machine designer, get my MBA part time over a period of like 2.5 years, and buy a house to live in.

B. Work my job till the end of March. Quit, go to Europe for a month and love life. Then go to Alaska for 4 months of construction work. I've been offered a Civil Engineering intern position and my position as a heavy equipment operator. Make enough money to pay for grad school and all the beer I could want for the 1 year it would take to get my MBA. Then hammer out my MBA starting the fall of '09. Then decide what to do with myself.

A. Slow and stable

B. Most single men's dream.

Any opinions fellas?
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Congrats Chad.

In this economy I would chose slow and stable. You can always pursue every mans wet dream after you have your degree.
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Yea, get it over with. the wet dream works better with more money. And you don't always have that hanging over you. If a job arises, your ready.

Once you stop school, it is hard to drop everything and go back.... I still like 15hrs of my bach deg. That has been 3 yrs. I was just taking 1 sem off.

Now I have so many, bills, credit cards and bs.... It is going to be hard to go back.

+1 stable.

And CONGRATULATIONS!

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Old 12-15-2008, 01:09 AM   #19
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Either way I will get my degree.
I can maintain a stable job and get it slowly or I can work 4 months back in AK and come back to TN with more than enough in the bank ready to pay for the MBA and living expenses while I do the 1 year MBA program.
So both ways I get my MBA. The primary difference is 2.5 years vs. 1 year and all that work experience vs just getting the education as quickly as possible.
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If you have the cash, get a backpack and travel like a ************.
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