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mopinko Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-11-09 09:41 PM
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32. i went to art school, and i am an artist, i just
don't get paid for it. does that count?
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  -Those that graduated or went to college, are you working in your major field of study? charlie and algernon  Jun-11-09 07:26 PM   #0 
  - Nope. I was a Politics major at UCSC.  Shine   Jun-11-09 07:31 PM   #1 
  - well there certianly is family politics in play  charlie and algernon   Jun-11-09 08:26 PM   #20 
  - BA PoliSci (Public Administration) from UCLA  Richardo   Jun-12-09 06:03 AM   #46 
     - Same here,  PRETZEL   Jun-12-09 08:46 AM   #60 
  - Not hardly.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jun-11-09 07:32 PM   #2 
  - Maybe but thats certainly an interesting background!  TZ   Jun-12-09 10:17 AM   #66 
  - Yes. Still teaching.  femmocrat   Jun-11-09 07:34 PM   #3 
  - not anymore, but I need to get back to something in my old field  NightWatcher   Jun-11-09 07:38 PM   #4 
  - Amazingly yes...  Catshrink   Jun-11-09 07:39 PM   #5 
  - Yes, I am a professional drinker  mitchum   Jun-11-09 07:47 PM   #6 
  - History major here (with degree) and no I don't use it at all.  RubyDuby in GA   Jun-11-09 07:47 PM   #7 
  - I'm kinda worried...  Lucian   Jun-11-09 07:49 PM   #8 
  - idk, I was exploring USjobs.gov and found a bunch of archaeologist postings  charlie and algernon   Jun-11-09 07:53 PM   #9 
  - My daughter majored in Anthropology and English.  mwdem   Jun-11-09 08:00 PM   #12 
  - Hi Lucien!  bluedigger   Jun-11-09 08:19 PM   #17 
  - I'm actually going back to school in the fall...  Lucian   Jun-11-09 11:20 PM   #37 
     - Your original coursework won't be wasted.  bluedigger   Jun-12-09 11:22 PM   #72 
  - I got a Ph.D in Anthropology in 1980-  mysuzuki2   Jun-11-09 08:37 PM   #22 
  - AAAAAAAHHHHHHHHH!!!!  Rabrrrrrr   Jun-11-09 08:44 PM   #26 
  - good point, Rabrrrrrr  tigereye   Jun-11-09 09:42 PM   #33 
  - My brother got a BA in geology...  Lucian   Jun-11-09 11:22 PM   #38 
  - self-delete  TZ   Jun-12-09 07:51 AM   #54 
  - That's a trick question for me,  Xipe Totec   Jun-11-09 07:54 PM   #10 
  - In a roundabout sort of way, sort of.  flvegan   Jun-11-09 07:58 PM   #11 
  - Nope  OmahaBlueDog   Jun-11-09 08:01 PM   #13 
  - Religious Studies major.  elshiva   Jun-11-09 08:02 PM   #14 
  - Yes, still teaching but that's what I went back to school to do after working for several years  hellbound-liberal   Jun-11-09 08:07 PM   #15 
  - Poli sci too, and nope.  Kat45   Jun-11-09 08:15 PM   #16 
  - i took the civil service test too, for PA state government  charlie and algernon   Jun-11-09 08:23 PM   #19 
  - English/Philosophy  Mr. Ected   Jun-11-09 08:23 PM   #18 
  - Kinda  Debi   Jun-11-09 08:27 PM   #21 
  - Does community college count?  Ptah   Jun-11-09 08:38 PM   #23 
  - that totally counts  charlie and algernon   Jun-11-09 08:43 PM   #25 
  - Thanks.  Ptah   Jun-11-09 09:36 PM   #29 
  - I don't know what that is but it looks bitchin'  rockymountaindem   Jun-11-09 09:40 PM   #31 
     - It's the housing and mirror for a solar telescope.  Ptah   Jun-11-09 09:45 PM   #35 
  - Depends on what you mean. I'm not in the field of my undergrad, but am in the field of my grad  Rabrrrrrr   Jun-11-09 08:39 PM   #24 
  - Am with my graduate degree, not my undergrad degree.  triguy46   Jun-11-09 08:47 PM   #27 
  - not anymore  fizzgig   Jun-11-09 08:47 PM   #28 
  - I did things backwards...  SKKY   Jun-11-09 09:37 PM   #30 
  - i went to art school, and i am an artist, i just  mopinko   Jun-11-09 09:41 PM   #32 
  - I don't think I could get any further from my major  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Jun-11-09 09:42 PM   #34 
  - hmm, my BA is in English Lit and I wanted to be a writer at one point  tigereye   Jun-11-09 09:49 PM   #36 
  - History major, became a computer programmer, now a stay-at-home dad  cemaphonic   Jun-11-09 11:23 PM   #39 
  - I did for a few years, but not anymore.  Quantess   Jun-11-09 11:33 PM   #40 
  - No and that is how it should be.  Wapsie B   Jun-11-09 11:54 PM   #41 
  - I would like to think so  many a good man   Jun-12-09 01:00 AM   #42 
  - No.  laylah   Jun-12-09 05:23 AM   #43 
  - No. The only use for my degree is building death machines  conscious evolution   Jun-12-09 05:54 AM   #44 
  - Art major - and yes.  noamnety   Jun-12-09 05:55 AM   #45 
  - Never directly.  achtung_circus   Jun-12-09 06:05 AM   #47 
  - No. [physics major]  Orsino   Jun-12-09 06:14 AM   #48 
  - Worked in my field of graduate study --hospital administration-- for 10 years  mnhtnbb   Jun-12-09 07:38 AM   #49 
  - my grad degree is in journalism, so you can guess the rest....  Blue_Tires   Jun-12-09 07:40 AM   #50 
  - English/Education major--worked as a teacher, then as an editor. Went to law school, now a lawyer.  eyesroll   Jun-12-09 07:42 AM   #51 
  - English major  Ivan Sputnik   Jun-12-09 07:48 AM   #52 
  - BA-English but I've been in IT since the mid-80s  nuxvomica   Jun-12-09 07:50 AM   #53 
  - Not really: I was a zoology major looking to go into Animal Behavior  TZ   Jun-12-09 07:54 AM   #55 
  - No I went to school for engineering and that was what my degree was in  NJmaverick   Jun-12-09 07:56 AM   #56 
  - Not even remotely close  Generic Brad   Jun-12-09 08:10 AM   #57 
  - No. nt  raccoon   Jun-12-09 08:12 AM   #58 
  - Generally speaking, yes....  SacredCow   Jun-12-09 08:21 AM   #59 
  - psych/soc double major working in telecom  dembotoz   Jun-12-09 09:15 AM   #61 
  - No, but am working where I WANTED to major  Patiod   Jun-12-09 09:32 AM   #62 
  - Nope  bikebloke   Jun-12-09 09:54 AM   #63 
  - yes.  backtoblue   Jun-12-09 09:58 AM   #64 
  - NO, and I'm making about half of what my college chums are making who did find work in our field...  KansDem   Jun-12-09 10:12 AM   #65 
  - Yes and No  One_Life_To_Give   Jun-12-09 10:26 AM   #67 
  - Yes, I guess  Juche   Jun-12-09 11:10 AM   #68 
  - Well, my first degree was in music performance.  momto3   Jun-12-09 11:30 AM   #69 
  - Not working at all. PhD in chemistry. Job market sucks.  eppur_se_muova   Jun-12-09 06:27 PM   #70 
  - BA Anthropology, MS Archaeology, and yes.  semillama   Jun-12-09 06:29 PM   #71 
  - Nope, never have.  Manifestor_of_Light   Jun-13-09 03:23 AM   #73 
  - Well, I'm working at what I majored in, but it's not how I make money.  JTG of the PRB   Jun-13-09 03:28 AM   #74 
  - hahahahaha no. yay for psych degrees!  realisticphish   Jun-13-09 04:24 AM   #75 
  - History/English ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-13-09 04:46 AM   #76 
  - Majored in Social Work, Minored in Sociology and then Fine Art.  old mark   Jun-13-09 07:47 AM   #77 
 

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