In the humanities, writes this humanities professor. I particularly like his list of motivations for going, and list of the only sort of person who should actually consider it.
I was once tempted by the prospect of doing a Masters in English, mainly thanks to a flattering professor. Fortunately I had managed to get myself into such massive debt doing a bachelor’s, that I was forced to take the plunge and enter working life. I’ve not regretted it since.