It was fairly easy for me but this was back in 1995 and I was 23 instead.
I got a Master’s to
- Double my asking price for salary
- Get into a job/area I like and I still like more than 20 years down the road
- 2 years of hell. I had to work part-time while in school full-time and my fellow students were much smarter and more ambitious than in the past. It was hard, I cannot deny. Undergrad was much more fun.
- $21,000 in loans but I was a resident of Wisconsin, living in Madison and our public University had one of the top programs in the nation.
I got my job about 6 months later and paid the loans off about 2 1/2 years after that.