RS (rainbowstevie) wrote in polloftheday,
RS
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Upper Education

(Apologies, but I'm in the U.S. and the education systems in other countries confuse the dickens out of me, so I'm going with my own experience.)

If you have completed an undergraduate degree (leave off grad programs for now)...


Poll #1554392 Upper education

How did you pay for it? (check all that apply)

My savings and/or with an outside job
0(0.0%)
Parents/relatives/significant other
7(11.3%)
Academic/merit scholarship
2(3.2%)
Outside/performance based/sports scholarship
0(0.0%)
Grants or other need-based aid
0(0.0%)
Military/ROTC
1(1.6%)
Student loans
3(4.8%)
Work-study job
0(0.0%)
Other
0(0.0%)

If you took out student loans, how long did it take to repay them? (estimate if still paying)

1 year or less
4(11.4%)
1-3 years
4(11.4%)
3-5 years
1(2.9%)
5-8 years
2(5.7%)
8-10 years
5(14.3%)
10+ years
17(48.6%)

Are/will you soon/have you been in a graduate program?

Yes
25(41.7%)
No
35(58.3%)

If no, what is your primary reason?

Too expensive
11(31.4%)
Not interested
15(42.9%)
Other
9(25.7%)
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