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Discussion on: As a self-taught, have you considered getting a degree afterwards?

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Karl N. Redman

There was a recent question related to this where I answered as well: What are your impressions of your self-taught co-workers?

My answer is here

With that said, I think about getting a higher degree all the time. I certainly would have experienced much less academic discrimination over years and I'm sure I'd have started with higher wages for various companies. More so, I feel that I would benefit from the discipline of providing proofs to knowledge that I learn. It's probably not for everyone, and I've done OK otherwise, but it's really up to you and how you feel that you would use that education.

And, to be honest, I've never been sure that it was worth it relative to my own self-taught bubble. Hence, I'm still only self-taught :D