I wanted to ask a question about whether taking a certain Dual Degree in Business Administration and Engineering (Bachelor's) was smart in terms of career paths.

So I tried to find a site where it would fit in nicely. I considered Careers, but as that isn't a Q&A site that was out of the question. So I ended up on Workplace where I knew they dealt with career choices, asking this question: https://workplace.stackexchange.com/questions/10039/is-a-business-and-management-dual-degree-useful-in-the-real-world

It wasn't received well, so I assume I put it in the wrong place. So where would it be better to put it?

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    Just realized this is the StackOverflow Meta, but when I try to go to meta.SE I come to the same site, so I assume this isn't just for StackOverflow? – DarkLightA Mar 5 '13 at 15:30
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    Right, meta.SO is special in that it's both for SO and the SE network in general. – Wooble Mar 5 '13 at 15:48

I suspect the answer is probably "nowhere on the SE network" without some serious editing of your question. As a general rule, questions that don't have definitive answers, but instead ask for opinions from other users, are considered to be not constructive (essentially off-topic) because there isn't a single correct answer to the question.

The text in the message saying the question has been closed really does cover it all quite well:

As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or specific expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, arguments, polling, or extended discussion.


Questions which can only be answered with opinions, suggestions and advice are not welcomed anywhere on SE sites.

Check my answer on this question. We've discussed the fate of open-ended questions and as career advice is an open ended question, it may help.

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