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Guns and education level

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by razorburn, Jan 23, 2007.

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I am currently a student in a program for, or currently have a...

  1. < High school

    19 vote(s)
    2.3%
  2. High School Diploma

    89 vote(s)
    11.0%
  3. Associates/Technical school degree

    125 vote(s)
    15.4%
  4. Bachelors Degree

    325 vote(s)
    40.1%
  5. Master's degree

    161 vote(s)
    19.9%
  6. Doctorate +

    91 vote(s)
    11.2%
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  1. razorburn

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    An offshoot of the guns and trucks poll, more about our demographic. What level of education are we at?
     
  2. browningguy

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  3. MikePGS

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    I'm still in college. Like the guns and trucks thread, you should make this one into a poll:p
     
  4. razorburn

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    Just did. You have to post the thread first before making a poll as a secondary option.
     
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    I think these things are sort of self-selecting. People with advanced education are more likely to vote so they can say so..and many gun owners don't post on THR or even have much use for the internet in general.

    That being said, I have a business degree (BA.)
     
  7. bear71

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    Hi Barbara,

    I don't necessarily think so, I have a couple years of college but actually make a living with a tech degree, real estate actually and I don't know many phd holders that make more than I do by the hour. It really comes down to how education is applied, doesn't it?
     
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    Still in high school (On level, not behind:) )
     
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  13. razorburn

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    No perfect sampling exists at all and this is a problem with any grouping, but yes, this may be more polarizing. Someone who busted their butt for 10 years earning a Phd is more likely to be proud of it and want to show it off than a high school dropout. I included the student enrolled in x program to try encourage more participation, as people are more likely to want to share their plans for the future if they're not necessarily happy where they are now. Still, 39 votes and 120+ views, so there's probably some selection going on. But it's a poll for mostly for our entertainment and to express our views within our community, not some serious analytical paper.
     
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    i'm currently in program for bachelors of science in Criminal justice. I MIGHT go for a masters. i don't know yet. despite what you may see here on THR, i am educated. i just dont put much effort into internet postings. (were all friends here)

    gun owners arnt the bubba's everyone thinks we are.
     
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    I work full time, while taking college classes at night. I held off on my education for 8 years to work and support my wife while she got her PhD.

    Now it's my turn to hit the books. :)
     
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    Hoorah for the educated!!!

    Bachelor's in Psychology.
     
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    My wife has one of those. I consider her a gun owner now, since she "confiscated" my S&W Model 19 to be hers. I was all happy one day when she came home with Hogue grips for it. I though it was a gift until she said "put these on my gun, ok?" I know how you psych people operate.:D :D
     
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    I am currently en route to getting my bachelors degree
     
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    currently finishing my Bachelor's of science in education, and more than likely going for my Master's of education before I take a break.
     
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    Something tells me the distribution is more representative of those who use the internet, and ineffectively represents any correlation betwen level of education and ownership.

    That said, college dropout/ headed to tech school. :)
     
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    I am 2 quarters away from graduating with a degree in Chemistry.
    I've been out of college for a couple of years though...my husband got sick & I've been taking care of him. I'm too tired right now to do both.
     
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