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User avatar #15 - konradkurze (02/24/2014) [+] (15 replies)
case in point, my oldest friend
he spent 5 years studying chemistry, graduated, then couldnt find a ******* job for it anywhere, ended up having to do TEACHING chemistry for a couple years then when they fell apart he had to go work in a courier service helping doing the inwards/despatching.......

another friend went for IT, studied 5 1/2 years, found work in that easily enough but the IT industry keeps fluctuating depending on business so hes been out of work a couple times

i went to a polytech, studied security for 5 months, had stable work the last 8 years
yeah im not RICH but im not ******* poor or facing unemployment
#19 to #15 - lolollo (02/24/2014) [-]
> studied security

How do they squeeze 5 months out of "Sir, you can't be here..."?
#27 - gingerjew **User deleted account** (02/24/2014) [+] (4 replies)
>Major in something useless
>Party their way through college
>"I have my degree where'es my free money"
>Complain about terrible economy
>mfw lazy spoiled asswipes won't stfu
yeah sometimes an actual tragedy happens but the number of graduates in stupid subjects is too damn high
User avatar #1 - zacisghandi (02/23/2014) [+] (39 replies)
I do feel smug that I left school when I was 18 when all my friends went off to Uni to work, now I work full time 5 1/2 days a week while they sit at home on their degree's being poor
#28 to #9 - omgroflzomg (02/24/2014) [-]
the **** is wrong with physical work? Working hard for a living isnt anything to be ashamed of.
#94 - chexlemeneux (02/24/2014) [+] (16 replies)
I was pushed to go to college by my family and I still don't talk to them because of it. I am still $59,000 in debt and still digging myself out. I always wanted to be a chef, but my family insisted on going to college and getting a "real" job. I got my Bachelors Degree in Accounting in June 2007. I worked as an accountant for a total of seven months, before I quit and returned to my old job. I'm currently an executive chef at a local hospital and I love every minute of what I do, I might not make as much as I did when I was an accountant, but at the end of the day I'm happy.   
   
For those of you still in school please remember this advice; you can't put a price on being happy. You're going to be working your entire life, so you may as well do something you love.
I was pushed to go to college by my family and I still don't talk to them because of it. I am still $59,000 in debt and still digging myself out. I always wanted to be a chef, but my family insisted on going to college and getting a "real" job. I got my Bachelors Degree in Accounting in June 2007. I worked as an accountant for a total of seven months, before I quit and returned to my old job. I'm currently an executive chef at a local hospital and I love every minute of what I do, I might not make as much as I did when I was an accountant, but at the end of the day I'm happy.

For those of you still in school please remember this advice; you can't put a price on being happy. You're going to be working your entire life, so you may as well do something you love.
#103 - Yojimbo (02/24/2014) [+] (1 reply)
I hate that second to last panel because I can't tell if she's being a sarcastic bitch or just genuinely friendly.
I hate that second to last panel because I can't tell if she's being a sarcastic bitch or just genuinely friendly.
#24 - nightmareschild (02/24/2014) [+] (1 reply)
User avatar #39 - LocoJoe (02/24/2014) [+] (2 replies)
"Whaaa! No one will take my Master's in Womyn's Studies! Whaa! I'm not getting paid $70k for my philosophy degree! The world is so unfair!"
User avatar #25 - icespine (02/24/2014) [+] (1 reply)
this is what happens when you don't study for jobs that are in demand
#139 - anonymous (02/24/2014) [+] (3 replies)
Eh, no thanks. I'll just major in finance.
#146 to #139 - cadaverbox (02/24/2014) [-]
Eh, no thanks. I'll just be a fine arts major.
hue
User avatar #68 - IamWhoIam (02/24/2014) [+] (6 replies)
There's nothing wrong with working in the service industry (although you can make a career from it it is rare and difficult to to). The way Privatized education works is like an investment, you shove ********* of money and your time into it for a degree and you hope that degree will get you somewhere that you want to be with a good job and a happy life. And jobs like that aren't to be looked down upon, because in the end SOMEONE has to be the one to serve your food at a fast food restaurant or deliver your pizza to you. Sure High Schoolers can do this but not everyone has the opportunity to invest in an education. With that knowledge I don't (or at least try not to) look down upon people who do what would be described by most as "menial jobs".

--Someone who delivered pizzas every weekend of his College career.
#75 to #68 - allinallout **User deleted account** (02/24/2014) [-]
dude let me stop you five words in. IF YOU DON'T HAVE A JOB COMING RIGHT OUT OF COLLEGE YOU WASTED YOUR ENTIRE LIFE DUH DON'T YOU KNOW ANYTHING BECAUSE ANYBODY WHO KNOWS ANYBODY KNOWS THAT JUST ASK MY DAD HE BACKTRACED YOU AND CALLED THE CIA BECAUSE HE WAS A NAVY EAGLE SCOUT
User avatar #35 - useroftheLOLZ (02/24/2014) [-]
She probably got a degree in women's studies
#149 - jemmydubloon (02/24/2014) [-]
It's funny cuz it's not true. Unemployment for college grads is traditionally 1/3 of that of those with just a diploma. Don't listen to lies of those who want to keep you oppressed. facts below.

www.businessinsider.com/college-vs-no-college-unemployment-rates-2013-6

www.nytimes.com/2013/05/04/business/college-graduates-fare-well-in-jobs-market-even-through-recession.html?_r=0
User avatar #130 - nthmetal ONLINE (02/24/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Is there really a need for an interview?

"Can you flip burgers?"
"yes"
"You're hired."
User avatar #109 - metalmind (02/24/2014) [-]
Haha, countries with a crysis.
Unless you've got a degree in womens' studies, or philosophy, you should be fine.
#92 - worldofwarcraftdog (02/24/2014) [+] (3 replies)
master race engineer reporting in
#4 - anonymous (02/23/2014) [+] (4 replies)
click thumb down
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is it... ?
it is
It's ******* lotengo
again
#102 to #4 - lotengo (02/24/2014) [-]
why dont you log in and stop being a bitch
#178 - englman (02/24/2014) [+] (6 replies)
The more crap I read about people having problems getting jobs/having worthless degrees, the more I think I should just become a Physicians Assistant. Like it or not.
#183 to #178 - jemmydubloon (02/24/2014) [-]
pretty good career choice. my wife is a Nurse practitioner and makes bank and can pretty much write her ticket anywhere she wants.
User avatar #36 - AlanbalMIT (02/24/2014) [+] (1 reply)
>Do nothing but aprove tests
>Don't enrolling in projects
>Don't even try to create or invent a ****

Well that's the situation of NEETs from my country (Mexico).
User avatar #13 - nought (02/24/2014) [+] (3 replies)
In the US, you can make nearly double what a high school grad makes just with a bachelor's degree, and triple with a doctorate.
No one is debating college's usefulness.
U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement
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