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Old 07-27-2006, 09:24 PM   #1  
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I was wondering how many of you all have an associate degree and are flying? Do you think it is that much more difficult to get the job with the 2 year as opposed to the 4 year? I know the degree is something to fall back on if you cannot fly. But I know a few people who are doing just fine and making the same if not more money as people with 4 year degrees. Thanks for the info guys and gals.
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I guess all of you have a 4 year degree
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Been answered. Go to college.
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That is not what I asked. I asked about 2 year and 4 year degrees. Not should I go to college?
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A two year degree is good....but not a four year degree and an associates will not really help you when it comes time to get hired on at a major because all of your competition will have umpteen million hours, reccomendations and the more than likely the minimum of a 4 year degree

unfortunately almost everywhere in this country a two year degree is pretty useless unless you want to be a dental assistant or meet the prerequisite 30 credit hours to be a highway patrol officer
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You may find that all that is being required is A college Degree Or a 4 year degree is [I]preferred.
An Associate Degree is A Degree. And preference is not a requirement.

You worked hard for your Degree don't short change it.

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I have both a 2 year and a 4 year. I hope to have a MBA in the next 3 years. If time permits I'll get a PhD as well - just to complete the journey.

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That is not what I asked. I asked about 2 year and 4 year degrees. Not should I go to college?
A two year degree is not college. OK maybe I should say, go to university.
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Webster says:
"A College is an institution of higher education that grants degrees and certificates."
Therefore:
An Associates degree or certificate awarded (granted) to an individual for a course of study in a particular discipline by an accredited college or university is A College DEGREE.

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Thank you guys who responded without the snide responses. It can go both ways Fed Ex here prefers A degree. UPS prefers a 4 year degree. I just don't want to owe money for the rest of my life because I chose to go to graduate school. Had I joined the military and did my time and had anything after 4 years paid for I would presue everything possible. You should always take people up on free stuff, right? I don't know. I appreciate your words.
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