Hi MJ, thank you so much for your thoughts. I am equally bummed to hear of your current troubles. It is so frustrating to clearly have the skills and experience but have potential employers not look past the degree. I wish you the best of luck and success going forward. I also think that’s a very important message to share with young women and minorities — don’t be scared, get the degree you want. I ultimately found an intersection where I’m very happy. I’m passionate about what I studied in school and what I practice now every day, but it’s hard not to consider the “what if’s”.

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