Today while sitting in the Teacher’s Lounge, working on the start of my 8th class with Lamar University, one of my co-workers asked me why I was working on a second master’s. My reply to her was because I don’t have the time to dedicate to the dissertation process. To basically make a long story short, she told me that the time that I am currently devoting to this second master’s could have been time devoted to a worthier degree. I agree with her totally that the doctorate degree is a very reputable accomplishment in a person’s life, but just not for me.
Research, writing, data analysis, and long hours just do not fit into my schedule right now. Being a full-time teacher, taking care of my mom, and deciding to get a degree in Professional School Counseling clearly suffices for me.
2nd Masters vs. Doctoral Degree
April 10, 2017
Today while sitting in the Teacher’s Lounge, working on the start of my 8th class with Lamar University, one of my co-workers asked me why I was working on a second master’s.
Choosing an Online Program
March 3, 2017
When deciding on what type of master’s program I wanted to pursue, I was looking for specific aspects that would draw me to a particular campus.
Where Can I Study?
January 10, 2017
Being a graduate student for the second time and being a full time teacher calls me to study and catch up on homework at weird times and weird places.
Why I’m Pursuing an M.Ed.
December 16, 2016
As an educator for the last twelve years, I have seen a lot of students come and go.
November 30, 2016, 2016
My name is Daniel Taylor and I am a graduate student here at Lamar University.