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Ingram: Graduate Degrees Pay Off

A story about the benefits of getting a graduate degree quotes BETH INGRAM, a professor of economics at the University of Iowa, who says that students who continue their education after getting their undergraduate degree will probably end up with higher salaries in the long run. "On average, graduate degrees are certainly something that pays off in terms of income," Ingram said. The article also quotes UI alumnus Joe Plambeck, who graduated from the UI last May. "I'm going to graduate school because I don't know what else to do," Plambeck said.

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