How a Degree Will Change Your Life

We live in a time where it can be hard to find a good paying job with only a high school diploma. With more employers hiring educated and experienced professionals, it can feel like an endless hunt when searching for a job. Going back to school can not only give you a leg up in your field, but also open the door to many other possibilities. Here are a few reasons you should consider earning your degree.

Financial Gains

A degree will give you the ways and means to make more money. You will also work for companies with great retirement and savings plans, excellent health and life insurance, and opportunities for overtime and holiday pay. Increases and promotions will be standard occurrences, and you will be able to make a higher salary as you gain more experience.

Social Opportunities

You will meet so many new people from all walks of life both while you are in school and after you graduate and embark on your career. Networking will become a great way to learn of new opportunities and extra training. Your friends will also be more educated, and you will have opportunities to join professional clubs and organizations that will help further your career.

Expanded Horizons

Getting your bsn will you give the opportunity to advance in your career and get higher positions. While being an rn can get you in the door at some places, a nurse is more likely to be hired when he/she has their bsn. With how easy it is to get certified with an online M to BSN program, why not take the opportunity to potentially become more?

Job Satisfaction

You will be happier in your job because it is a career that you have chosen for yourself. Without a degree, you may have to settle for working in some type of manual labor industry or doing repetitive office work. Going into the healthcare industry can be extremely satisfying for someone looking to make a real difference in this world.

Trickle-Down Effect on Children

Once you get a degree, you will accept no less for your children. You will start an educational trend within your family that will benefit all. You may even find that your children will have higher aspirations than you did and aim for master’s degrees and doctorates.


As you can see, getting your degree will transport you to a better life in so many ways. Start your journey now, and you will become the person you have always aspired to be.

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Editorial Staff at Monterey Premier is a team of authors led by Geno Quiroz.

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