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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    Rob, 3 Aug 2009 @ 12:44pm

    Re: Honey. Shut up and do what I did.

    @Peter -- Shut up. Just because you were lucky enough to have daddy's friends give your a job doesn't mean that everyone else has the same doors open to them, some people have to *gasp!* make a life for themselves. In this case, any help you can get can make a life or death difference. I have news for you man, I am sure you worked your ass off, but you are extraordinarily lucky, most people won't be able to do what you have done even if they work harder than you and are more qualified than you. If you had daddy's friends get your foot in the door, I am sure they also were pulling strings for you to advance. You are lucky, that's all, and gloating about it makes you look like the douche that you almost certainly are.

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