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Got MOOC?

Audiologists’ educations are way too expensive according to many consumers, all of whom are students. Their view is expressed and examined in a post series that dares to question the value of an AuD degree.  That question requires exploration of many factors:  economic preferences, attitudes, post-graduate salaries, 4th year internships, faculty expertise, gender politics…. and on…

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Growth and Gender Politics: “Women Jobs” and “Women Wages”

Audiologists are on the low end of the pay scale compared to similar doctoring professions.  Independent of profession, women get paid less than men. The higher the educational level, the bigger the gender wage gap. Those are generalized facts from recent posts.  It doesn’t take a genius to figure out the next step in the analysis:…

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To Be or Not To Be an Audiologist

Investing in a doctoring degree in Audiology hinges on expectations and outcomes that should be anchored in real data.  We’re not there yet, but discussing it is a start.  Last week left off here:  it boils down to  doing a self-examination of expectations and anticipations in order to forecast whether the graduate degree is a…

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The Battle of the Sexes Rages on as Professional Wage Gaps Widen

  Should female wannabe Audiologists skip years of schooling and expensive AuD programs and go to work at Beltone instead? It’s an unacceptable question in polite Audiology society, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be asked.  With AAA just around the corner, it seems like a good time to start this discussion.  Oddly, my fellow…

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