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Response to mgc1961 (Original post)

Thu May 17, 2012, 03:31 AM

15. I don't think there is any major that will guarantee that you get a job after graduation.

The business people of the world, if they could, would eliminate English majors, liberal arts majors and fine arts majors, because they think liberal arts and fine arts are useless.

I earned a J.D. (law degree) 27 years ago and was never able to find a job even as a paralegal.

At least I went to law school when I could pay for it myself, working and going to night school even though it was five years of absolutely grueling hell. The parental units paid for undergrad.

I wasted ten years of my college education as far as getting a job. The five years for the BA in biology and the five years for the law degree were wasted economically. I'm glad I got the knowledge but neither degree has earned me a job.

Programmers can't get jobs, because of the H1-B visas and the people from India that work for cheap.

I'm bitter and so are a lot of other people who got good educations and got kicked to the curb for being overqualified, or not even getting an interview in the first place. Bosses don't like smart people, in my experience.


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