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Most people think having a bachelors degree or a masters equates to there level of intelligence I think it reflects there ability to retainless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter
I hate it when people think that higher degrees are just 'memorizing stuff'. Even in upper division undergrad classes, that model is not present at least in my experience/major.
Getting a master's degree and writing a thesis have nothing to do with 'retaining' and everything to do with hard work and intelligence. There is a huge difference between being educated and having to memorize dates in 9th grade.*
*I'm not saying that people with lower educational levels aren't educated or anything. I'm just saying that as you advance through, it becomes less about knowing specific things/concepts and more about analysis. Which I personally think should be present at *all* levels of education.