A friend and I recently got into a – shall we say – constructive debate over the benefits of getting a degree.

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While not exactly groundbreaking food for thought, I’ve many times questioned the value of my Arts degree, given the median salary is far lower than in other industries.

Never mind, then, that some of my diploma-holding friends earn salaries that exceed mine.

Jumping straight into full-time jobs after poly gave them a head start in the working world; hardly an impractical thing, considering the media industry favours talent and experience over qualifications.

On that, these are some ways to measure your worth the value of your degree.

Will My Degree Give Me The Returns I Need?

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