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campus conundrum?

4 good reasons for going back to school
In this age of continual
self-analysis and selfimprovement, it can be natural
to contemplate the pros and
cons of returning to college to
improve your career prospects.

to pay off in terms of your life
and job prospects?

The problem is, college tends
to be expensive and timeconsuming. either or both can
be problematic for people
already struggling with fulltime employment, especially if
their job is time-intensive and/
or low paying.

"To know if going back to
school is the right move for
you, you need to become very
clear on what you want in your
life and work," advises career
coach Kathy Caprino in Forbes
magazine. "This is not the time
to be in denial or to pretend
you're someone else. This is
the time to figure yourself out
with honesty, awareness and
insight."

So when is the sacrifice of your
time, money and energy likely

Of course, the amount of
time you plan to remain

in the workforce should
be a consideration. Before
committing to more education,
Caprino recommends asking
yourself these additional tough
questions, perhaps conducting
research to find the answers.
What do you believe another
degree will give you, and how
realistic are those beliefs?
What will more schooling cost
you, emotionally, financially,
professionally and personally?
To what extent do you have the
support you need from others?
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