Entitlement Society: Grad Can't Find Job, Sues Her College For Tuition Back

from the entitlement-culture-gone-wrong dept

We've been talking a lot about "entitlement culture" these days, with much of the focus being on companies or individuals who feel entitled to keep their old business models, even as the market is changing. But entitlement society shows up in other places as well. Jeff Nolan points us to the story of a college graduate who has been unable to find a job since she graduated in April and is now suing her college, Monroe College, for the $70,000 she spent on tuition. Apparently, the fact that we're in one of the worst economic downturns in ages doesn't come into play. Or the fact that what you learn in college (hopefully) lasts a lifetime. To this woman, the fact that she hasn't been able to find a job in four months means she deserves her entire tuition back?

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    Peter, 3 Aug 2009 @ 12:13pm

    Honey. Shut up and do what I did.

    Same thing happened to me in 1991. I graduated with a Advertising and Marketing Degree. The economy was tanked and the Tech boom had not started yet.

    But that was not the problem. I was the problem. I was applying for Account Manager positions. No one hires a college grad for management or money controlling positions.

    She needs to get a clue. Do what I did.

    Work you but off at three jobs. While trying to get the Gov't to lend a healthy white American, Small Busines Admin (SBA) money, so you can start a company. Oh wait, tried that, that doesn't work either.

    Just beg your father's friends to give you a help desk job and work your way to owning a company with 90 employees doing security consulting for businesses.

    Yep, that is what I did. Now I get to sit here on TechDirt all day while those talented individuals help me pay for my 60 foot boat and my daughters college so she doesn't have debt.

    Thanks Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, Michigan).

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