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cbdo2007 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-18-11 02:28 PM
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57. Even so....whether it's 1-2 months like when i graduated from college....
or it's 1-2 years, the vast majority of people have always moved back home directly after college while they figure out what their next move was. I literally only knew a handful of people who had jobs lined up after college, and even a couple of them moved back home so they could find a place to live.
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  -85% of this year's college graduates will be moving back home Liberal_in_LA  May-17-11 07:47 PM   #0 
  - USA! USELESS A!! USED-US-A!!  HughBeaumont   May-17-11 07:56 PM   #1 
  - Luckily, my son is in the other 15%.  Johnyawl   May-17-11 07:58 PM   #2 
  - Vets are probably fairly recession-proof.  Manifestor_of_Light   May-17-11 08:01 PM   #5 
  - I don't think that's the case at all. Vets make very little in comparison to people doctors.  Shagbark Hickory   May-18-11 01:10 PM   #46 
     - On avearage they make less then MDs, but they're not exactly hurting..  Johnyawl   May-18-11 03:06 PM   #59 
        - I may be in a tough market.  Shagbark Hickory   May-18-11 06:38 PM   #69 
           - Spot on. I know several vets that don't make as much money as they thought they would.  Horse with no Name   May-18-11 06:42 PM   #71 
              - I've heard the same. Know a couple of people myself who planned to go to vet school and either  Shagbark Hickory   May-18-11 08:20 PM   #80 
  - But what about after that?  pstokely   May-18-11 02:25 AM   #15 
  - he was out on his own, and gainfully employed...  Johnyawl   May-18-11 10:36 AM   #30 
  - Congratulations on raising such a successful son.  closeupready   May-18-11 03:08 PM   #60 
  - Time to go Egypt on Wall St.  Initech   May-17-11 08:00 PM   #3 
  - This causes a strain on we of the "Middle Years" parent group.  canoeist52   May-17-11 08:00 PM   #4 
  - None were taught labor history either. n/t  upi402   May-17-11 08:04 PM   #6 
  - Not if you change the locks...  GKirk   May-17-11 08:40 PM   #7 
  - k & r  girl gone mad   May-17-11 08:46 PM   #8 
  - Has that changed much since 20 years ago?  Canuckistanian   May-17-11 08:51 PM   #9 
  - increase of 20% in just 5 years.  Liberal_in_LA   May-18-11 02:03 PM   #52 
  - College of Music?  ecstatic   May-17-11 08:52 PM   #10 
  - Because if she had studied something else, she'd have a good job......  Juche   May-17-11 10:24 PM   #12 
  - Not saying you are wrong...  GKirk   May-18-11 06:50 AM   #18 
  - Plenty of areas aren't, because older nurses aren't retiring  PVnRT   May-18-11 01:03 PM   #43 
  - I do  Yo_Mama   May-18-11 06:34 PM   #68 
  - Lots of areas.  Horse with no Name   May-18-11 06:48 PM   #73 
  - This is why I believe the Overlord class wants to destroy Medicare.  tsuki   May-18-11 10:17 AM   #24 
  - Someone told me that about the dental hygiene profession too  TuxedoKat   May-18-11 10:27 AM   #25 
  - I come from a family of nurses  ecstatic   May-18-11 11:59 AM   #38 
  - It might be 2020 by then  Juche   May-18-11 12:50 PM   #40 
  - On a side note, people in that situation should look into potential business opportunities  ecstatic   May-18-11 01:04 PM   #44 
     - IF the Medicare rules change  Horse with no Name   May-18-11 06:53 PM   #74 
  - "that time will pass"  PVnRT   May-18-11 01:04 PM   #45 
     - School loans can be deferred, almost indefinitely last I checked  ecstatic   May-18-11 01:14 PM   #48 
        - College is a great investment  Juche   May-18-11 06:30 PM   #67 
           - But it also makes you overqualified for minimum wage jobs  pstokely   May-18-11 08:13 PM   #79 
  - I remember when a nursing degree meant job security. n/t  Liberal_in_LA   May-18-11 02:05 PM   #53 
  - Nothing wrong with majoring in music, you just have to market yourself a bit more  Hippo_Tron   May-18-11 05:52 PM   #65 
     - Also, Berklee tends to emphasize the "professional" in professional musician  cemaphonic   May-18-11 07:57 PM   #77 
  - Two of our three kids (both < 30) have moved back home  Greybnk48   May-17-11 08:56 PM   #11 
  - My 20 year old is graduating next week, def coming home  K8-EEE   May-18-11 12:50 AM   #13 
  - I wonder what orphans do?  Fumesucker   May-18-11 12:58 AM   #14 
  - Well, probably.  blueamy66   May-18-11 08:51 AM   #19 
     - I'm a bit past college grad age.. ;)  Fumesucker   May-18-11 08:56 AM   #20 
        - You have hard it harder than I.  blueamy66   May-18-11 09:01 AM   #23 
  - But for how long?  pstokely   May-18-11 02:25 AM   #16 
  - Another bad year for summer jobs for teenagers -- !!  defendandprotect   May-18-11 02:43 AM   #17 
  - Well, I did after I graduated. I didn't have a job yet because I wasn't sure where I wanted to live.  Brickbat   May-18-11 08:57 AM   #21 
  - I did in 1971. So did many graduates.  WinkyDink   May-18-11 08:58 AM   #22 
  - i am kicking mine out at 18. already told them. sink or swim. up to them....  seabeyond   May-18-11 10:28 AM   #26 
  - Ours won't be leaving the house, period.  Dappleganger   May-18-11 10:30 AM   #27 
  - The real problem with this is social  Jkid   May-18-11 10:31 AM   #28 
  - That's how it used to be  pstokely   May-18-11 08:11 PM   #78 
  - Winning! The! Future!  AngryAmish   May-18-11 10:31 AM   #29 
  - We want society to pool its resources  The2ndWheel   May-18-11 10:46 AM   #31 
  - 85%? Wow - and then there are those who never left... nt  Blasphemer   May-18-11 10:49 AM   #32 
  - Um....no shit. Where else do you expect them to go?  cbdo2007   May-18-11 10:50 AM   #33 
  - Where'd you get 1-2 months?  Juche   May-18-11 12:55 PM   #41 
  - Even so....whether it's 1-2 months like when i graduated from college....  cbdo2007   May-18-11 02:28 PM   #57 
  - Exactly, do people really think students move from the dorm to an apartment?  Zywiec   May-18-11 06:47 PM   #72 
  - Yup, and I saw on a morning show ticker that only 53 percent of  mistertrickster   May-18-11 10:51 AM   #34 
  - Robert Reich: Commerce dept figures show 2.4 million jobs LOST  mistertrickster   May-18-11 10:56 AM   #35 
  - In the 60s and 70s,  bvar22   May-18-11 11:20 AM   #36 
  - How about starting at a community college and then transferring the  blueamy66   May-18-11 11:57 AM   #37 
     - Join the Military???  bvar22   May-18-11 01:36 PM   #49 
        - It was just a suggestion.  blueamy66   May-18-11 01:55 PM   #50 
        - I have a better suggestion...  bvar22   May-18-11 02:08 PM   #55 
           - Yes, that would be nice.  blueamy66   May-18-11 04:38 PM   #63 
        - English, History. . . sociology?  themadstork   May-18-11 04:37 PM   #62 
           - I initially listed Philosophy, and then replaced it with Sociology.  bvar22   May-18-11 06:10 PM   #66 
  - Our son just got is BS...and is now back home.  Atman   May-18-11 12:01 PM   #39 
  - I'm not even going to ask. nt  Shagbark Hickory   May-18-11 01:12 PM   #47 
     - me either! n/t  Liberal_in_LA   May-18-11 07:33 PM   #75 
  - I wish more families lived together,  themadstork   May-18-11 01:02 PM   #42 
  - Ugh.  Codeine   May-18-11 02:07 PM   #54 
     - Moved past is a bit much  The2ndWheel   May-18-11 02:38 PM   #58 
     - I love the idea of all that.  themadstork   May-18-11 04:33 PM   #61 
  - I guess we were lucky. My daughter graduated a year and a half ago and she's been working ever since  Lone_Star_Dem   May-18-11 02:00 PM   #51 
  - We were in a unique situation  Philippine expat   May-18-11 02:26 PM   #56 
  - Many college grads are in the 'unique' position to pickup and move for work  jp11   May-18-11 05:35 PM   #64 
  - My daughter works at a grocery store with a couple of people who will be graduating from college  Horse with no Name   May-18-11 06:40 PM   #70 
     - I like it when management tries to save everyone's jobs instead of secretly creating a  Liberal_in_LA   May-18-11 07:34 PM   #76 
 

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