Cover of: How to make use of a useless degree | Andrew Frothingham

How to make use of a useless degree

finding your place in the postmodern economy
  • 230 Pages
  • 0.30 MB
  • English
Berkley Books , New York
Vocational guidance., Job hun
StatementAndrew Frothingham.
LC ClassificationsHF5381 .F776 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 230 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL562771M
ISBN 100425152987
LC Control Number96146982

Add tags for "How to make use of a useless degree: finding your place in the postmodern economy". Be the first. I think that many readers, beyond those contemplating or finishing a liberal arts degree, will enjoy this book. In fact, those in science and engineering would absorb a lot of great career advice that would apply to their own efforts to advance a career.

In addition, teachers, guidance counselors, and professors (especially in the liberal arts /5(28). How to Make The Best of Your Useless Degree You might think you need a degree in mathematics to be an accountant, but you don't.

There's a lot of different fields you can work in with your degree. So, I had signed up myself up for a five-year degree studying a double degree of law and arts.

This gave me plenty of time not to worry about my future career. I loved my arts degree, but my law degree I can only describe as a horrible lonely experience. I felt out of place, dumb and anxious during class and at. Debt-Free Degree: The Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Kid Through College Without Student Loans Hardcover – October 7, #N#Anthony ONeal (Author) › Visit Amazon's Anthony ONeal Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central/5(). Seriously, how do people with "useless" degrees find a decent job.

Being unemployed for 6+ months is starting to get ridiculous. Sorry if this is really long but my life since December has been pretty much a joke (at least when it comes to being productive) and I have no idea what my future holds.

There is no useless degree, just people who lack the creativity to apply their degree to good use. Bottom line, you graduated. That means you can do many, many things business consulting if you graduated from a good college all the way to managing a movie store and going up from there.

20 Most Useless Degrees. As college seniors prepare to graduate, The Daily Beast crunches the How to make use of a useless degree book to determine which majors—from journalism to psychology—didn't pay.

Outside of earning a four-year degree in science, technology, engineering, math or, accounting with an average starting salary of $53, nursing with an average starting salary of $53, or as a family practice doctor on the lower end of physician pay of $, society might be better served if parents and educators would stop using the.

Especially the liberal arts degrees like psychology, sociology, communications and things of that nature. It seems like people graduate with these degrees and are stuck for the most part. Like for instance the most anyone seems to be able to do with a psych degree is work as a case manager a year.

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Even with masters these degrees are. you shouldn't have done a mickey mouse degree then. you can't just say that nearly every uni degree is useless. That comment is actually ill informed, there are many top graduates from degrees like Maths and Biomedics taking minimum wage jobs after uni because they aren't accepted to jobs in their fileds.

How To Brand a "Useless" College Degree. Graduation season is upon us—and that means approximatelyU.S. students will be receiving master's degrees and anotheror. Now, with Making A's in College you CAN master new college challenges and even make straight A's.

When you use the practical study tips in this book, you’ll find that college success doesn’t come just from studying harder. It comes from studying smarter.

And Dr. Sandra Gibson shows you exactly how to do it/5(27). The Top 8, most worthless college degrees based on earnable lifetime income are as follows: Sociology.

Based on a poor return of investment, and with the market flooded with so many people seeking sociology degrees to do a white variety of jobs, this degree can make you virtually un-hirable. And the average income rests around $32, per year.

The idea that English is a useless major stems from the fact that careers besides teaching that require an English degree are often put in the dark and not : Jennifer Marnul. Ghostbusters: Parapsychology is by and large a useless degree in-universe, with little if any "practical" application.

Part of the movie's lasting appeal comes from seeing three guys with "useless degrees" make good outside of the academic world. Synonyms for make useless include impair, damage, harm, mar, spoil, reduce, injure, undermine, vitiate and weaken. Find more similar words at. The “system” is completely wrong.

To answer some of the points made already: “With no degrees, we won’t have any engineers. No doctors. No scientists”. / Indeed – but the question that come to mind is – how good are they. Shall we mention the Mill. As of today, Silicon Valley is on fire. I do not think a BA/BS is worthless in any form, as long as you pursue a great masters program.

The best way to do that is have an employer pay for it. I had been finding that most Baccalaureate programs. --Audience Question: What would you consider a "useless" college degree.

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--On the Bonus Show: Stephen Hawking on traveling 20% the speed of light, CVS removes cigarettes and smoking rates decline. A degree in history or religion or languages can be anything you want it to be.

Say you're interested in a career that makes lots of money. After a few years of work, an M.B.A.

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would be a good : Andrew Bast. A college education doesn’t matter. A college degree does. This may seem like a simple observation, but the implications are far-reaching and damning of our society.

To better understand this, it’s helpful to understand why a college degree is valuable. A college degree is valuable because it signifies status and capability to an : Matt Kautz.

But don't think that your film degree is useless, or that it won't lead to a job. Its just that having it isn't the first thing they are looking for. When a production office hires on a PA, the first thing they want is someone who puts in the hours and is good to work with.

Bigger, better, and more useless than ever. In their groundbreakingly useless book, The Book of Useless Information, the members of the Useless Information Society proved that knowledge doesn't have to be useful to be they present a new collection of their most fascinating, hilarious, and wholly trivial findings/5.

I have two English degrees and I never even read it. She is betting her future on a dead language. It is a past language of empire that has long been buried. Latin, Greek, Old English–in 50 years, nobody will care to learn them.

Hardly anyone cares now. But these things make. The most useless degrees - Duration: Shane Hummus - The Success GPSI Got A Philosophy Degree And Only Make $20, - Duration: The Dave Ramsey Show Recommended. For the general public, most college libraries only check the i.d.

cards of people coming into the library at night. Even if you can't check a book out, you can make use of the specified material. College libraries will tend to have more books on esoteric materials, or in-depth on their subjects%(). “For degrees like teaching, psychology and the arts, if you don’t get a graduate degree, you don’t make much money.” Follow me @Jenna_Goudreau, and subscribe to me on Facebook.

In most cases, a masters degree will be equivalent to 2 years of experience (a doctorate to 4 years). For example, if a position requires 4 years of experience, a doctorate will waive that requirement, a masters will reduce it to 2 years, but a bachelor will require at least 4 years.

My gloriously useless degrees in the humanities Many insist the US needs more engineers and scientists to revive the economy. The hard truth is no degree guarantees a secure trajectory : Katrin Park. I dropped out half way through for several reasons: I wasn't motivated and kind of realized the degree is useless - The degree is useless - Having done it at school, it wasn't til 2nd/3rd year that any of the course was new to me.

While this meant it was easy, it was kind of like groundhog day. the degree is essentially useless.Since I didn’t have internships I made projects that were relevant to jobs. Try to use a stack relevant to job postings.

I had 4 projects on my resume and 3 of those were from school. The most recent was outside of school & interviewers liked talking about that one since it was relevant. Make a good LinkedIn profile or whatever job site you use. Where you can get the degree: Minneapolis College of Art and Design Example courses: History of Comic Art, Comic Media and Concepts, Comic Book Publishing: Print and web and Comic Storytelling Job prospects: Working at comic studios as a cartoonist, illustrator or author or in comic book art production Diving Business and Technology What you study: Management of dive business .