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Are college graduates always better prepared for the current workplace than non-college graduates? Why or why not?

What differences are there in obtaining a bachelor's degree and a master's degree?

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College graduates are not always better prepared for the current workplace - just because someone studies a particular subject in school does not mean that they are proficient in the area. There are people who are just as prepared for college through work experience and vocational training. Students who attend a vocational school and enter into the workplace immediately following graduation, often have the work skill that employers are looking for, along with the hands on experience that they obtained during their schooling. College graduates are usually more motivated but college is not for everyone. It is all about how you self yourself in an interview and what skills you are proficient in.

A Bachelor's degree is a degree that you get after 4 years of college where you had basic studies in a particular subject area. You are able to enter into an entry level job in your desired field. A Master's degree requires usually an extra two years of post graduate study after college where you take courses in, and only in your field of student. For example, I have a Master's Degree in School Counseling. Some jobs will only employ you if you have a master's degree - such as a guidance counselor - it is exactly what is sounds - you master the subject you studies. Often for a master's degree you need to take the GRE (graduate entrance exam) to get ...

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This posting examines whether college graduates are better offer in the workplace than non-college graduates.

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