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Rachel Simpson

Now a days people are going for online degree because it help to earn a degree and of course it gives you a personality development.I think if you are working in a company and have no time for regular classes then try online degree.

Megan

Rachel,

I agree the convenience of the online degree makes pursuing further education for any purpose very convenient to the busy professional.

I think people need to recognize the self-discipline involved with online degrees, as there are not the external motivating factors normally present when studying in a classroom with others.

For the motivated, self-disciplined person with clear goals, I think it can be a great option!

I love that we can not only work but also study from wherever we happen to be.

My best,
Megan

Chris Perry

Great question.

I am on the fence about online degrees. They are convenient and becoming more and more popular.

I do believe that for specific skills that you want to acquire, an online degree/program can be very beneficial; however, I have heard many employers/recruiters say that they do not give the same weight to an online degree that they would to a traditional degree.

Just food for thought.

Chris Perry
Career Rocketeer

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Thanks for your comment.

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Good luck with your choice!

Best,
Megan

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