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We’ve read it all before. The more you learn, the more you earn.
High school graduates earn more than those who drop out of school. College grads have higher salaries than those who have only a high school education. Those with graduate degrees often out earn those with a bachelor's degree. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule.
The question of graduate degrees often comes up in our industry. When I've spoken with journalists who are pondering graduate .school, I ask about their motivation. What do you want the outcome to be? What do you think a graduate degree will give you?