Don’t rush for postgraduate degrees thinking it’ll fetch you job instantly – Kofi Ofosu Nkansah

 

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Accra Digital Center, Mr Kofi Ofosu Nkansah has advised Ghanaians students to stop the attitude of rushing to pursue post graduate degrees if they are not financially strong to cater for themselves in school.

Mr. Nkansah noted that a lot of students go through severe financial stress just to pay for their masters or doctoral degree studies.

He observed that some Ghanaians go to pursue postgraduate degrees just because they are unemployed, thinking that having a postgraduate degree will instantly get them jobs.

“If you are not ready to do a postgraduate degree, don’t force yourself to enroll and go through the stress of not being able to pay your fees.

“A first degree is enough to get you entry level to mid level jobs. A masters won’t necessarily get you a job if you are doing it because of unemployment,” he shared on social media.

The young government appointee added: “If you can afford or get a Scholarship for your post graduate studies, go ahead and do it. But if you can’t, focus your energy on searching for a job or doing a business until you have enough money to further your education with no stress.”

Source: // Modernghana

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