(Please Ask Questions and Answer Questions)
2 posts • Page 1 of 1
- Posts: 3
- Joined: Sat Jan 23, 2010 12:23 pm
I have been trying to decide for months now whether to go to law school or become a school psychologist. If I go to law school, I will be attending Iowa at full cost. I want to focus on public interest law so will leave school having to pay my debt off with the help of IBR. This would run around $300-$500/month for ten years (then my debt will be forgiven), based on the career I choose (legal aid, public defender, etc.) My other option is get my ED.S. is School Psychology. I would graduate with no debt, still fulfill my desire to help by working in low income school districts, and have a higher salary, better benefits, and only work 200 days a year with 7 hour days. My brain tells me to become a school psychologist, my heart pulls me in the other direction. Anyone have an opinion?
- Posts: 40
- Joined: Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:04 am
Personally if I were in your shoes Id go for psyc. It just sounds like a sweeter deal in general. However if your heart really wants law then go law. I think the most important thing here is choosing the career in which you will have no regrets. If you think you'd be happy being a lawyer despite any amount of debt you may incur then go for it. If you think that you'd truly enjoy your life as a psyc and will never have that lil voice in the back of your head asking "what would life be if you went into law then" you should go psyc.
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: floatie and 3 guests