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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Mike75, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. Mike75

    Mike75 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 39

    If you do not mind me asking; What is your education and if you were to change it, what would you change it to? Why?

    Personally, I am completing a 4 year degree in Turf Management. I love grass, but sometimes think I should have went with Landscape Contracting.

    Thank you for your responses.
     
  2. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,137

    Engineering Grad myself. Got tired of politics and working for someone elses future, so now I am a Green Engineer:) If I were to take more schooling, would be in Horticulture possibly.
     
  3. martyman

    martyman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    Took small business in College...Apprenticed as a graphic artist, could have been a mechanic...I was never sure what I wanted to be.
     
  4. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    I have adegree in electronics..and I am still in that feild.....I also wanted a "fall back" plan as far as income so I started my lawn business.
     
  5. leostaats

    leostaats LawnSite Member
    Messages: 23

    Bachelors in Business and Small business and entrepreneurship. Just get a degree. Realtiy is even if it isnt the profession you end up in. Most jobs for example "elevator mechanic" just require a degree, a degree in anything.... Your much more valuable as a college grad or a degree holder.
     
  6. timmac

    timmac LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    BS in Mathematics from MTSU.
     
  7. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    That would suck to go through a 4 year degree and then wonder if you should have spent your time on a different degree....4 years too late dude.
     
  8. bibbo

    bibbo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 58

    high school lol.. leaving in july for MMI in Orlando majoring in harley-davidson motorcycles :drinkup:, the landscaping is a side thing for some extra cash but i love doing it and don't plan on stopping any time soon
     
  9. Ooomwizard

    Ooomwizard LawnSite Senior Member
    from atlanta
    Messages: 296

    B.S. Electronics Management
    Series 7 Brokers license (Stock broker, Mutual funds, Annuities)
    Insurance License
    Pilot License
    Fert & Pesticide license

    Ditto on "just get a degree." No matter what, it helps.
     
  10. Mike75

    Mike75 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 39

    Thank you to those that replied, but I wish more people would answer. I am inspired by those that only graduated high school and yet due to hard work and determination they have succeeded. I know there are many of you that are like that one here. Chime in guys.
     

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