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I took on $61,000 of student loans for graduate school, but it turns out my most valuable career lessons cost a fraction that much

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  • I graduated college without student loans, but took on $61,500 of loans for a masters program in creative writing.
  • I learned a lot from my program: I learned to have confidence as a poet, to connect with a community of creative people, and to find role models and mentors familiar with the path I wanted to follow.
  • However, when it came to the business of writing, my most valuable lessons on earning enough to support myself and running my own business came from a $200 online course, and free networking with other writers and creatives.
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    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com