In the previous question you’ve talked about why one want’s to pursue an MS is an important deciding factor when it comes to the decision “To go or not to go”.
Well I want to pursue an MS purely for the quality of education that is provided at the universities there, but preferably without the monetary burden.(My dad’s a rtd. bus conductor) so nothing to go on there and if I do take a loan and don’t get a job then I’m screwed(Pardon my language). If I do come back I’ll probably be stuck for the rest of my life with the loan and the knowledge that I plan to invest so much in, will not be effectively utilized either.
I’ve been offered a “software consultant” position at TCS (I’m in my final year now). I’m afraid I risk being stuck with mediocrity for too long if I choose to join.
What are my options?
Being a TA seems to be a good way at a Uni that waives tuition.(how hard is it to get that? an article on that topic would be nice)
the next best thing is an on campus job. But even then to clear my debts I’ll have to get a job during the OPT.
I apologize for the long post.