Readers' replies: Does attaining a degree in a private school mean better salaries?

Does attaining a degree in a private school mean better salaries? Is there enough data to say otherwise?

When I interview people about their paper qualifications, I will watch if they are overly fixated on that. If they are, I know they are good students and probably poor workers on the real stage.

Jas Bou

Generally, the public sector doesn't recognise private degrees. Unless one plans to work in the private sector, it is better to give up the idea of doing private degrees.

Elias Ng

Take a private degree only if you are able to put in the effort and do well. Then, follow up with a master's at a reputable overseas institution.

Ren Yang

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 16, 2016, with the headline 'On Facebook'. Print Edition | Subscribe