Not in this economy, my cousin went to Cambridge and has had to take a job as a bank manager on 18k a year, and he is in debt to fuark.[/quote]
what did he get his degree in? Plus, not knowing him, he still could be better off that not having education.[/quote]
I agree with OP on this. I live in Houston (the #1 economy in the country) and I know several recent to semi-recent graduates who’ve had to settle for mediocre jobs with mediocre pay. Hell, one of my best buddies graduated nursing school in May and just finally got a job at MD Anderson, and the only reason he got that is his step dad is VICE PRESIDENT there. It’s a screwy world out there, and I believe we’re circling back to the time where a trade degree is infinitely more valuable than graduating from a traditional school.[/quote]
Interesting. Being in the medical field we are far from being saturated with Nursing, I know we are not at the shortage we were back in the early to mid 2000’s. However I find it hard to believe he took that long. WF there may be other issues in regards to why it took that long.
I find that new grads (I interviewed at least 10 new grad Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistance in the last 2 weeks alone) what to be paid higher wages than normal start out and they are wanting their student loans paid off. WTF since when did this shit start? [/quote]
That’s the thing. Damn near every hospital says they’re hiring but few are getting hired. My buddy wanted to do everything on his own and not use his dads name, but after 2+ months with a wife and new baby he had to do something. I agree that maybe something else was at play, but I’m only getting his side of the story so who knows.