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"W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <[log in to unmask]>
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W. Wesley Groleau x4923
Wed, 11 Feb 1998 15:13:17 -0500
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> MS degrees:  (Sorry if this annoys any of the academics on this list,
> well, not really :-)  I haven't been able to force myself to give any
> serious consideration to getting a master's degree.  I've looked at the
> master's programs for Penn State and a few other nearby schools and I
> see the same thing:  the courses I finished taking as an undergraduate
> fifteen years ago.  Everything I've needed to learn to do my job and
> explore beyond it I've learned on my own, whether it be C++, 3D
> graphics,
> CORBA, Ada 95, distributed processing, and I've done it far more
> efficiently and cheaply than I would have by getting a Master's degree.

Probably true for many people, not all.  But even where true, if the
company's offering to pay for it, why not?

But don't expect the "crises-per-week" metric to drop low enough for
you to actually have the time to go to class.   :-)