Matt, all of us will be your clients

My brother calls this—in which a young graduate sues her college because there’s no jobs—“maybe the worst lawsuit in the history of time.”

“She’s angry,” Thompson’s mother told the Post. “She’s very angry at her situation. She put all her faith in them, and so did I. They’re not making an effort.”

She’s not going to get money from this, and she can’t be impressing too many employers with this technique. That being said, kids that are considering Monroe College can’t be too excited about the idea of plunking down for this school if someone is willing to go to this kind of extreme. Maybe they’ll hire her to teach “How not to write a resume” seminars.

It’s not a surprise to most people that little of what most liberal arts students learn in college is actually applied to the working world. But the idea of the college degree as a employment filter and tool for learning how to learn is ridiculous if people are coming out of school with six digit debt and without a market for their “skills.”

If I could go back and give college advice to my future self I’d say: study abroad, take on zero debt, and learn a second language. And go somewhere warm.

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One Response to “Matt, all of us will be your clients”

  1. zachary Says:

    maybe ill join, make it a class action.

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