I Have a Degree But Am Not Using It

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    I Graduated In May...

    I have a bachelor's degree in psychology and thought that there would be more job opportunities for me than there really are. The only jobs I have been able to find either don't require a college degree, require a different bachelor's degree than what I have, or require a master...
    13heartbeats 13heartbeats
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jan 31, 2011


    recieved my degree about 3 months ago and have made no move to use it.  I have a job in the field that I want but I could be doing better with way better pay.  I just cannot be bothered handing out resumes, phoning people, going for interviews to try and...
    tatteredwings tatteredwings
    4 Responses Apr 21, 2009

    Bachelors Masters & Doctorate - Unemployed

    I have three job-specific degrees but no job. It's a tough economy.
    ihmiau2 ihmiau2
    56-60, F
    Sep 20, 2013

    An Asscociate of Science

     About three months after high school I went to High-Tech Institute for almost two years. I was working at Walgreens from eight in the morning to four to five in the afternoon. School was from six in the afternoon to eleven or twelve at night. Class ended at eleven and I did...
    BillySPizza BillySPizza
    22-25, M
    Jan 26, 2009

    I Have A Degree But Am Not Using It

    I Actually Have 3. No, Wait! It's 33 Mind You I Am A Freemason;)   Suckas lol...
    DefiantRed DefiantRed
    May 8, 2010

    Useless Degrees, Broke Forever

    Due to someone putting it into my mother's head that I would be rich if I got an art degree, I was forced into college after high school. Due to being a dumb, naive teenager, I chose a school that I did not know had a horrible reputation as well as substandard educational quality...
    StrawberryPocky StrawberryPocky
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jan 13, 2012

    Way Over Qualified

    I have my Bachelors degree in Business Management and I work in a warehouse getting sweaty and packing boxes and getting super dirty all day.  Yeah, I'd say I'm not using my degree.
    HisONEnOnly HisONEnOnly
    22-25, F
    Jul 18, 2009

    License Gone To Waste

    When I was young I wanted to become a doctor or at least get a degree related to Medicine. My family cannot afford to put me through medical school, so I got a Bachelor's degree in Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy) instead. I thought there were lots of opportunities.When I...
    starked starked
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2011

    Bachelor's in English & Literature

    and Bachelor's in Writing. Working in the mortgage department of a major bank. I'm a DRONE for god's sake. FML
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Mar 26, 2014

    Bachelor of music but I am a cashier doing the

    night shift. Fun times. I hope I can get into teaching or at the very least get a day shift job because the night shift is killing me!
    hedonistichermit hedonistichermit
    22-25, F
    Jan 25, 2014
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