Has anyone ever quit a job before to go back to college?

Has anyone ever quit a job before to go back to college? If so when you went to look for a new job did the employer look down on the fact that you quit your job to go back to college?

Asked By: sb0983 - 7/9/2008
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I had a 21 year career in the Navy before I went back to college. Yes you read that right, I was in college in the early 1970's dropped out went in the service. I did 21 years, raised a family and decided it was time to return to college. Uncle Sam was nice enough to pay for it. I now have a certificate in Industrial... More
Answered By: Steven D - 7/9/2008
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I don't know yet. I just quit one job to go back to school and won't know until I apply for the next job. I think many employers are happy to have someone that is willing to improve their skills in order to get a better job.
Answered By: lnrosy2000 - 7/9/2008
yes i did and actually the employer that i left, offered to leave the "door open" so i could come back after i was done with college, but i was going into a different field and didnt want to ever work in retail again so i thanked him and respectfully declined...i dont think that employers should ever look down on... More
Answered By: rierie1082 - 7/9/2008
Going back to college is a great thing. It shows that you want bigger and better things for you and your family. It shows that you take control of your life. It can also lead to a higher salary. Going back to school is great if you can afford it.
Answered By: JibJig - 7/9/2008
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