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View Poll Results: How well educated are you?
Dropped out of High School 14 2.51%
High School degree 60 10.77%
Associates degree 40 7.18%
Bachelors degree 219 39.32%
MBA 67 12.03%
JD 25 4.49%
MD 27 4.85%
Other advanced degree 84 15.08%
PhD 21 3.77%
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Old 12-14-2002, 12:50 PM
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Question How well educated are you?

The political spectrum poll got me thinking....
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Old 05-17-2004, 11:44 AM
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The political spectrum poll got me thinking....

You forgot PhD.

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You forgot PhD.
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Old 06-03-2004, 12:59 PM
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I voted for other advanced degree.... but in a year, Ill be PhD
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Old 07-02-2004, 11:32 PM
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I refuse to believe there's only one person with a PhD here.
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Not this poll back again. Isn't there another one of these somewhere also?

The wording "how well educated are you" should be replaced with "what is your highhest level of formal education." They mean different things.
I disagree. A better title would be, "How learned be you?"
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You can be an ignoramus who cheats your way through college. Your formal level of education is Bachelor of Science, but your are not very well educated.

You disagree with this?
Perhaps I should have added a ?
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Old 07-03-2004, 08:22 AM
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Seriously though, where are all the PhDs?
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Seriously though, where are all the PhDs?
Probably currently being trained by the highschool dropouts on how to do their jobs.
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The were educated well enough to know not to open this thread.


I believe that "PhD" was added after much of the voting had already occured. Many of them may have voted for "Other". Together with the fact that some objected based on the wording of the subject, the poll is essentially meaningless.
But, but, but I'm basing my entire opinion of the edufication of 'fest members on this poll alone.

Every time I hear "PhD," I think of the Friends episode where Phoebe was dating that children's porn author. "Yeah, I've got a PhD. A pretty HUUUUUUUGE ..."
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Old 07-10-2004, 02:39 PM
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The were educated well enough to know not to open this thread.


I believe that "PhD" was added after much of the voting had already occured. Many of them may have voted for "Other". Together with the fact that some objected based on the wording of the subject, the poll is essentially meaningless.
With 150 responses (and counting), this poll is far from "meaningless". I think it serves a very good purpose. Apparently someone else did as well, since its been given a special place under news and announcements. Yes, perhaps I should have originally included PhD, if for no other reason than the fact that my wife is almost done with hers.

I find the educational breakdown to be interesting. However, I would not suggest that anyone working on their doctorate should run any statistical analysis on this poll.

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Not this poll back again. Isn't there another one of these somewhere also?

The wording "how well educated are you" should be replaced with "what is your highhest level of formal education." They mean different things.
Ahh, so true!
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I am educated enough to know not to answer alot of question that may later bite me!
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Ughh, and the ppl who are doing their second masters? .. Dam*, I dont fit anywhere ....
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Instead of the odd sounding "other advanced degree" how about entering "Post Graduate", for someone who earned their Master's Degree?
Master's in Social Work (MSW).
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Don't feel bad, my JD does not figure in the world of law enforcement too well either. POST gives credits and incentives to Associates, Bachelors and Masters but never mentions Doctorates which a JD is. So I have to fight to get recognition as a Doctorate holder which should entitle me to everything the Masters degree holders have, such as incentive pay and advanced licensing certification.
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as long as the eduacation works for you and not the other way around....I what I mean by this that if you spend your life in school life passes you by fast....
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I am at high school and would be leaving it after this academic year, then i am thinking of 'e-business'
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I have my BA in English/Comm from USC. So...yeah, that was a complete waste. My degree has less point that a rubber ball.

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I have my BA in English/Comm from USC. So...yeah, that was a complete waste. My degree has less point that a rubble ball.
Judging from the grammar and sentence structure of some of the people here who have some High School and the "rubble" ball of the Trojan who majored in English/Comm... maybe some members should seriously consider getting more education?

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Judging from the grammar and sentence structure of some of the people here who have some High School and the "rubble" ball of the Trojan who majored in English/Comm... maybe some members should seriously consider getting more education?

P.S. I am a Bruin and I am proud of it!
No hate. I married a Bruin.

My sentence structure though? Really? I'll take my lumps for the occasional typo, but my sentence structure? Now that's just wrong. Don't make me throw down and challenge you to a syntax-off.
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No hate. I married a Bruin.

My sentence structure though? Really? I'll take my lumps for the occasional typo, but my sentence structure? Now that's just wrong. Don't make me throw down and challenge you to a syntax-off.
Don't even start with the English composition or else I will whip out my gerunds, dangling participles, and various disjunctive phrases out on yo Trojan arse!
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Don't even start with the English composition or else I will whip out my gerunds, dangling participles, and various disjunctive phrases out on yo Trojan arse!
Have I just been served?
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Don't even start with the English composition or else I will whip out my gerunds, dangling participles, and various disjunctive phrases out on yo Trojan arse!
As long as you don't unpack your adjectives...

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Judging from the grammar and sentence structure of some of the people here who have some High School and the "rubble" ball of the Trojan who majored in English/Comm... maybe some members should seriously consider getting more education?

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