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Thread: Community development / social planning

  1. #1
    Feb 2010
    St. Louis, MO

    Community development / social planning

    This is the field I want.

    Should I go into heavy debt for a field of planning which obviously isn't probably the highest end of the planning income spectrum?

    I don't mind a low salary. But I wish to avoid 80k in student loans on that low salary.

    Ultimately should I go for the top schools, which offer marginal aid, or more affordable state schools?

  2. #2
    Dec 2006
    Go to a state school to cut costs. Try as hard as you can to go to school on someone else's dime, even if that means taking more time to find scholarships, assistantships, grant money, etc. Community/social planning really doesn't pay well, but then again people choose that type of planning for other rewarding reasons. It's unfeasable to work on a very expensive degree when it will take years and years to pay off.
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