Best Reason to Consider Going to Grad School

Getting Laid Off From Your High Tech Job

It would take more fingers and toes than we have to count all the people we know who've been laid off from high tech jobs in Austin this year. So what's a terminated techie to do? Consider grad school. Maybe you've got a big fat severance package burning a hole in your pocket. Or, if you just walked up to your office one day and found the doors locked, wouldn't an education loan feel more respectable than a bunch of credit card debt? You could take the LSAT and go to law school. Maybe try your hand at psychiatry, or social work, or go to film school like you keep talking about. Perhaps you should have gotten your degree in chemical engineering. Grad school may be your answer. It won't be easier than working, but it will be a whole lot different.

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