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Opinion | Get the ‘useless’ fine arts degree

Opinions Editor Leah Mensch is passionate about writing and plans to get a master’s of fine arts in creative writing.

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

February 5, 2020

Everyone’s idea of what useless means is different, and regardless, it’s not possible to define whether or not a degree is “useful” based upon the number of jobs available, and the number of people employed directly in the field.

Take a gap year before grad school

Take a gap year before grad school

By Rachel Boward, For The Pitt News

September 12, 2018

Taking a gap year after graduation provides a break for students who’ve spent their lives in academia. It also allows students to discover a purpose outside of education and pursue job opportunities.

To go to grad school or not to go to grad school… that is the question

By The Pitt News Staff

September 12, 2018

Our staff weighs in on whether or not they're planning on going to grad school

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