Bazonkers: "I've ... seen hundreds of threads asking about all sorts of programs. I wonder how many of those people actually end up starting one." John: That's a topic that has long intrigued me. My only clue is the time, many years ago, when I surveyed buyers of Bear's Guide six months after they had purchased it, to ask what, if anything, they had done. As I recall, roughly 10% had enrolled in a degree program, 15% had decided not to pursue a degree, and about 75% were still thinking it over.