Entering the Workforce. .. What is this "Bachelors Degree"? It sound like an education to be a single man. Enter work Fall
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#3 - thelizardlord
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What is this "Bachelors Degree"? It sound like an education to be a single man.
User avatar #61 to #3 - commontroll
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First time I saw this it was about military officers who don't have any experience being put in as an officer because they have a degree.
#91 to #3 - mayoroftownsville
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The official name for a Bachelor's degree is a Baccalaureate, which is technically the French word for bachelor, but it has somewhat different connotations there making it appropriate to be used as the name of one's first major academic diploma. In English it does sound pretty stupid, though.
User avatar #4 to #3 - darthtiberius
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Its the first degree you get after 4 years of college in America at least. I'm not sure about how degrees work in other countries. Following Bachelors is Masters and then Doctorate, followed by Professorship
User avatar #6 to #4 - nobigwhoop
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Followed by bankruptcy.
User avatar #11 to #6 - dedaluminus
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Not even that. Bankruptcy doesn't clear student loans. The only way to get rid of them is to die or become totally and permanently disabled.
User avatar #24 to #11 - mcrut
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Or flee the country
User avatar #27 to #11 - brutusantony
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or you know...always take a class or two...that way you never have to pay them off because you are always in school...
User avatar #33 to #27 - Trrave
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With my loans (federal Stafford loans) you have to be a full time student to keep that going. Not just a class or two.
#78 to #11 - twilightdusk
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I've heard that if you die with student loan debt, the government will track down your closest living family member and shove the debt onto them.
User avatar #88 to #78 - dedaluminus
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They'll certainly try. They'll use bastard language like "Now that Deda is gone, his debts still need to be taken care of." 75% of the time, someone will offer to do it, when legally other people have no obligation to a dead man's debts. None. Zero. If anyone talks to you about a dead relative's debt, the first and only thing you should say is "That was X's debt, not mine, and I take no part in it or responsibility for it."
#82 to #6 - anon id: 40574b5d
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heh you wish, can't file bankruptcy for student loans
#48 to #6 - anon id: 50426d84
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User avatar #81 to #4 - guicosta
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I know you didn't ask, but if you don't know and you taught me something, I'm going to teach you the degrees in Portugal. Bachelor (Licenciatura) is 3 years, Masters (Mestrado) is 2 years and the Doctorate (Doutoramento) is 5 years. We had a bachelor degree, but it was lower than a "licenciatura". In 2005 it was extinguished.
Most public Unis (public here does not mean bad, most of the time public unis are better than private Unis) are bellow 1.000,00€ a year, and the most expensive Uni I've heard of was a Veterinary course in a private Uni, which was about 4.000,00€ a year (if I'm not mistaken). So yeah, come to Portugal to study (the economy is crap for the middle and lower class, but for the rich, it's one of the best countries to live in, we have tons of rich foreigners coming here to live and/or retire).
User avatar #66 to #4 - fishandkids
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In Norway Bachelor is 3 years and a master is 5 years.
User avatar #19 to #4 - dreaddune
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Same in Denmark. Mostly 3 years for bachelor, 2 years for master, then if you are good enough, 3 years for your ph.d.
User avatar #53 to #19 - thebeerdude
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Sure as hell depends on the degree you're taking
User avatar #56 to #53 - dreaddune
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That's why i used the word 'mostly'.
#2 - kingcoote
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It's true. 14 months after I finished my Bachelors, I finally got a job...completely unrelated to what my degree is in. I start in 11 days.
User avatar #7 to #2 - StewieGGriffin
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What did you major in?
#104 to #7 - kingcoote
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Education, I wanted to be a real life Feeny and I am now doing care work.
Education, I wanted to be a real life Feeny and I am now doing care work.
User avatar #16 to #2 - sciencexplain
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My brother is currently going through that, and he resigned and now wants to do his doctorate. It sucks, really, because the best qualifications for getting relevant jobs are science qualifications.
User avatar #32 to #16 - xxbandwagonxx
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The only degrees that truly matter are STEM degrees.
User avatar #40 to #32 - phantomseeker
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Especially with the space industry getting closer to booming
User avatar #34 to #2 - Trrave
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I just graduated honors with my Bachelor in History since I want to teach eventually. The jobs I am currently trying to get are polar opposite to history. The police department in my home town as a patrolman, and the Postal Inspection Service as a Federal Agent. And to answer the question I get every time I say that the Postal Inspectors are federal law enforcement on the same level as the FBI but they deal with any crime that involves the mail.
#41 to #2 - elaxx
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This ^ is what reality actually looks like for the most people out there. Mostly highly specialized people get a job straight away in the field they have studied for. For the majority of us, no one really knows where will we end up. I know a girl with a degree in history who got a job in a bank (analytic advisor or something). A lot of people forget that in the working field the education is not as valued as experience. If you got a highschool level education but have incredible experience (presumably followed by equal amount of skills), you won't end up unemployed. The other way around tho...
User avatar #84 to #2 - joehue
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I work in the English Secondary Learning department at a community college and this is accurate as hell. 6 of my co-workers all have a Bachelors in something that is not related AT ALL with their current positions.

2 of them even told me they take classes on campus because their Bachelors is almost worthless, so they came back to do something else since they were both UCLA grads(They didn't want to get put in the ******* twice by all those loans)
#8 to #2 - perform
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Congratulations!
#10 to #8 - agreekwarrior
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I am vomiting rainbows!!!   
   
Such corors! Oh, the glorious bright animation!!   
What is the name of that anime?
I am vomiting rainbows!!!

Such corors! Oh, the glorious bright animation!!
What is the name of that anime?
User avatar #14 to #10 - corso
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I'd give her my sauce anytime.
#15 to #14 - agreekwarrior
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Found the loli-horny pedo!
User avatar #12 to #10 - tombsi
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No Game No Life
User avatar #13 to #12 - agreekwarrior
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Thanx a million, bro!!!

I love those colors!
User avatar #47 to #10 - thentherewerethree
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I dont know if you figured it out or not. But it is No Game No Life.
#103 to #8 - kingcoote
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Thank you!
#21 - tehnoobpwnzor
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what film is this?
what film is this?
#22 to #21 - angeall
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Dumb and Dumber
#23 to #22 - tehnoobpwnzor
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oh man it must have been that long since i've seen it that i'm forgetting it
#46 to #23 - biaeen
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#72 to #22 - mattexpress
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#52 to #22 - anon id: 4dd2b94c
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Have you seen the trailer for the 2nd one? looks ******* hysterical
#9 - oxYKellark
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Following the LT.
#36 to #9 - biscuitsunited
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I fixed it to go with the grammar of "you're pocket"
#18 to #9 - bitchplzzz
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you're pocket
you're pocket
#35 to #18 - newprinny
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I fix, dood.
User avatar #20 to #18 - oxYKellark
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well i didn't make it.
User avatar #49 - hecatonchires
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Only 2 more years till I'm a master of science, industrial engineering. I'll finaly be able to say to people 'trust me I'm an engineer' before I completely **** something up.
#101 to #49 - anon id: 5b7cb0a7
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then you have the power to fcuk things up on purpose without consequences.
Cause we trust you...youre an engineer.
#54 to #49 - silenttortoise
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I didn't know anyone trusted engineers.
User avatar #58 to #49 - thewhitezombie
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"Trust me, I'm an Engineer. Now stay right there and hold my beer!"
User avatar #60 to #58 - hecatonchires
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That's way more accurate than i'm willing to admit.
#5 - whitelapras
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#42 - buttacnetwo
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So let me get this straight, people spend over a thousand dollars to get a degree in something they want to do only to be kicked in the nuts and be something completely unrelated?
So let me get this straight, people spend over a thousand dollars to get a degree in something they want to do only to be kicked in the nuts and be something completely unrelated?
User avatar #73 to #42 - malhaloc
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Try TENS of thousands. And yes. College is absolutely worthless in America.
User avatar #94 to #42 - trowlernotparas
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More like over 40000
#50 to #42 - other
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I've just finished my second year of uni and so far it's been the greatest, most fun two years of my life. It's not all about the money spent or the qualification gained, to me it's about the experience and the amount of fun I have.
User avatar #65 to #42 - huntergriff
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yep. and it's more than thousands of dollars.
#43 to #42 - Ethshar
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Now you've got it!
Except you left out the crippling debt part.
#62 to #42 - catburglarpenis
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>over a thousand dollars
>try again, peasant
>mow hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt master race
User avatar #68 to #62 - huntergriff
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you deserve so much more thumbs
User avatar #17 - Zydratejunkie
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"Wait, this degree is in English Literature... sir, the starbucks is downstairs."
User avatar #29 to #17 - kyoutu
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My friend got a degree in English Lit and he earns £75k a year writing for multiple newspapers...
User avatar #30 to #29 - Zydratejunkie
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He is the exception that proves the rule.
#51 to #30 - anon id: 2bed89bf
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Yes, this guys friend is the only successful English major in the world
User avatar #64 to #51 - catburglarpenis
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About time someone figured it out.
User avatar #25 - bloorajah
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university gives you the skills to excel in a job in your major field.
but it does not give you the connections to get said job.
User avatar #96 to #25 - fuckthehabs
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You make connections in universities. Impress your professors and jobs will come easy. I literally got my first job because of my professors recommendations and because I was acceptable in my interview.
#39 - franklyimaperson
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It'd be nice to have a consistent job at all, but alas that seems to be too much to ask

MFW I can only get temp jobs that last 3 weeks