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As we swing into the season where undergraduate seniors are thinking hard about what to do next, here are some reasons to become a Master of Science.…

...and that process absolutely can, and should, come with a full tuition waiver and stipend!
By the way, I didn't really focus on this, but having a PhD really can make you overqualified for some jobs. I have seen clear examples of this. I am not saying it's right, okay? I am just saying it is real. So some notion of "do a PhD then get a "regular" job" might not work
In contrast, having a MS is almost always a plus. A MS can make you stand out amongst a stack of BS qualified people in a positive way, whereas having a PhD in the same stack gets your resume directed to the shredder by the wtf.baffled HR person. #facts.
And in the "going straight to the PhD saves time" argument, "time" is fool's gold.

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