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YDI for going to college and expect to find a job, just graduate from high school and get a manual labor job. bang bang skeet skeet

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so walmart is ur solution??? YDI for not thinking of other fields, how about transportation, marketing, or maybe accounting/finance??? JUst bc u can't get a job as a lawyer, doesn't mean u have to be a greeter or whatever @ Wally world!!

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She's getting a "fair return" on her investment, dumbass. Investments carry inherent risks. When you go into a field that is already flooded with people who can't find jobs, the risk is that you aren't going to be able to find a job. When that risk materializes, it's no less "fair" than if her investment had turned into a six-figure biglaw job.

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You know, the economy wasn't SHIT when the OP started studying law. Once you're in... it's better to finish than to quit in the middle AND still have to pay back all the loans. At least if you finish you have a CHANCE of getting a decent job to pay them off.

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66 - The legal sector was flooded with unemployed attorneys when she started. That situation has been around for several years. Even if it weren't, the rosy prospects of three years ago don't change the fact that she is still getting a fair return on her investment. Also, you may want to look into opportunity costs and the sunk costs fallacy before commenting on this one again.

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Just what I was about to say, Rightsaidred. When she went into the field, the US economy wasn't so crappy. But when you've already put in, say, three out of four years, why would you change your major? Of course there's risks, but there weren't as many when she started as there were at the finish. And almost every major at this point in the US is worth bullshit. So stop calling people "dumbass" until you've used that blank space in your head to think things through, sheriffbart.

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Haha, have seen quite a few of those. Everyone just replies with things about the economy or politics or some such shit. There are jobs out there. The truth is, wherever you go in this life, it isn't so much what you know, it's who you know. Networking and using people skills to make some important acquaintances will go a long way.

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97 - The dumbass is the commenter who didn't think the OP was getting a "fair return" on her investment. One goes to law school knowing that it will take three years (not four, as a general rule, and it's not an undergrad major in the U.S., so perhaps you should grab a chair until something you have a clue about comes by, dumbass), and that the landscape is subject to change in those years. In other words, there is no guarantee that entering law school will translate to a well-paid j

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SheriffBart - YOU are the dumbass. Stop pretending, or at least trying desperately, to be smart, and shut the fuck up. Stop claiming she deserves it for becoming a lawyer, when you're one of the idiots flooding that god-awful field, you filthy fucking hypocritical glorified liar. Get a life and stop checking the comments every two seconds to find a new one you can argue. Or is it because you, too, are out of a job and you feel the need to refresh your disgusting arguing "skills&quo

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Jesus Christ, you people are fucking retarded. Here's a hint: if you're going to call someone a dumbass, understand what he's saying first. She took a risk. It didn't go her way. That's how the fucking world works, and isn't unfair in the slightest. And no, I'm gainfully employed and considered a significant asset by my firm. No "pretending" is necessary. It really doesn't take much time to argue with you dumbfucks, and if I needed to hone my arguing skills, I'd go somewhere t

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Ok, first let us all understand that those of us who have actually pursued higher education are told, and believe that Lawschool (in this particular instance) is an INVESTMENT in EDUCATION, not the damn Stock Market, so your whole bullshit argument that you might lose it all and you better just accept that is rediculous. The fact of the matter is, we are taught from the time that we are young to "stay in school...it will pay off!!!" The FML about this is that although we are told it

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You make an awful lot of unfounded assumptions in your screeching, cunty little rant. For instance, you assume that I'm not paying off student loans (and specifically student loans for law school). Sallie Mae disagrees. Second, you assume that you understand my argument. You don't, and your post shows it. My argument is that having no job three or four months after graduation is a fair return on her investment, because there is no guarantee of a job at the end of the law school rainbow, and

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Seriously, sheriffbart. Get a life. If we're not worth arguing with than why are you wasting your time? For goodness' sake, PLEASE go to hell. And everything Brilliantbarbie said was true. Now, fuck off and go die, you stupid stuck-up piece of shit.

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First of all, dont call me a cunt you classless little bitch...you kiss your mother with that mouth?? Although you seem to be the type to go off on a tangent on that all about how "my mother is dead" regardless just for arguments sake. Maybe somebody should have taught you some manners in your lifetime and maybe taught you about how to appropriately interact with someone. I made NO "unfounded assumptions" as a matter of fact... YOU were the one who said the OP deserved the si

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I get what you mean. Not everyone has a job waiting for them after school. The lucky few who do are just that lucky. No need to argue over something so plain stupid though. "Never argue with an idiot they will bring you down to their level and beat you with experience."

I feel your pain. I'm a certified welder, in three processes, and have applied to McDonalds. =S FOL (F Our Lives), as #3 said.

its a recession, what do you expect? to be the best lawyer in the whole world? education doesn't mean as much as the people you know - make some good connections.

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I wouldn't be so sure that Wal-mart will be happy hiring someone who has knowledge of the law. They're looking at your application thinking "LAWSUIT!" If you do get an interview and they ask you what you know about Labor Law, play dumb and say, "I tink the law of labor is de worker should work hard for da boss and let da boss pay what he tink is fair. Dat's why he da boss." That would be the smartest thing you've done in three years.

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The unfortunate thing is that these sort of bottom-feeding jobs are probably one of the only things she can do until something in her own field turns up. Any prospective employer will immediately note that given the divergence between the degree and the job in question, she will just be biding her time until something she wants to do is available, then immediately jump ship. Playing dumb on the other hand opens up a wide range of options, odd how that works.

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Exactly, and I hope OP takes that into consideration. There are lots of articles out there on how to trim down a resume so that applicants like OP won't appear to be way overqualified for positions like these. OP, hang in there. Good for you for doing what you can to stay afloat. I know some people who have refused to apply for retail or service type jobs in the meantime because they think it's "below them." I just want to shake them and say, "Tough luck, but you gotta do what

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