5 Money Lessons I Learnt From Not Going To Law School Modest Money17 Comments

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In 2010, I was faced with one of the biggest decisions of my life. To pursue or not pursue a law degree; that was the question.

The problem? I dreaded, feared and hated math. Back in elementary school, I had an encounter of a dangerous kind with a teacher and since then, lost interest in math (of course you know it’s easier to blame someone else). Matter of fact, I had prepared myself for a law degree with a Bachelors in Professional Communications and a minor in paralegal. I believed I could conquer the legal field. So deciding not to go to law school meant I could either just move on in life with only a Bachelors degree (which you and I know in this economy wouldn’t get you far unless you majored in a technical field) or going to grad school. I didn’t want an MBA. I wanted something more specific hence a Master’s of Science in Accounting. But this meant dealing with math, math and more math!

It was not until after…

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