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Old 02-20-2014, 07:04 PM
 
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Funny thing is that according to that list journalism is one of the most useless. Didn't a journalist write an article you're quoting here? Not so useless after all, rotfl
They didn't need any degree to do it.
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Old 02-20-2014, 07:18 PM
 
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They didn't need any degree to do it.
Only in your world where people with just high school diplomas write news articles, invent new drugs or create economic policies... Lol
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Old 02-20-2014, 07:42 PM
 
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That is because people go into law with the wrong expectations.
There are also a whole lot of lawyers. Unless you graduate from a top law school or are in the top of your class and get into a big firm, you will probably end up struggling to get business.
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Old 02-20-2014, 08:48 PM
 
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There are also a whole lot of lawyers. Unless you graduate from a top law school or are in the top of your class and get into a big firm, you will probably end up struggling to get business.
Um...many guys in most US cities make a darned good living doing DUI/small time criminal defense, divorce, and personal injury work without any Big Law experience or other experience for that matter. Divorce lawyers do pretty well and there is no shortage of work. A lot of new law grads complain about not finding jobs...this is true...but you can certainly hang a shingle out and find some work. It might take a while to build up a client list, but it certainly can be done. The biggest problem some of my friends have is getting their criminal defendant clients to pay up.
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Old 02-20-2014, 08:48 PM
 
Location: California
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Yes, they did. And I'm absolutely certain they were not paid any large amount for doing so.

I wear jeans and Dickies work shirts.

Not exactly high dollar fashion.
Well maybe...
From the Dickies website:

Dickies garments have become so popular that they have captured the interest of the young generation. Skaters, roller bladders, motor cyclers and bikers have found the outfits irresistible. Several top celebrities have been endorsing the Dickies logo for decades. The designs have further evolved into expanded styles of pants, coveralls, shirts, hats and jackets. As an addition work boots and flame retardant clothing have been designed and sold at a great success. All of the items carry the distinctive symbol of Dickies and are recognized immediately. The name of the company coincides with the worldwide image of the quality and its superior status.



Yeah you aren't talking "runway" fashion but people buy all sorts of clothing. To dismiss an entire industry because you personally "don't get it" is silly.
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Old 06-29-2015, 09:37 AM
 
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A Chemistry degree does not make a chemist. Find me a bona fide chemist making $100K on a bachelors only and i'll concede your point. I don't think they exist.
A BA in chemistry alone might not make $100K but can easily be over $50K plus there are tons of job for BA/BS Chemist from water department to waste management to QC production to R&D labs everywhere. I have a chemistry degree and it took me less than 2 months to find a job in recession in 2009 (of course I had to go thru a temp-to-hire which didn't pay top salary but it was in line with average college starting salary).
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Old 06-29-2015, 10:08 AM
 
Location: Newport Beach, California
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13. Art History
16. Art
17. Fine Arts
I got all three.

As long as you don't think I am useless, it is all good! we are all entitled to our own little opinions.

Starving artist is actually a myth. Many fine artists become graphic artists or industrial designer. (like my brother who is running a Multi million dollars business.)

Many artists have bought into a romanticized notion that art is somehow more legitimate if it is created by poor people. This notion was popularized in the mid-19th century by the writer Henri Murger, who wrote Scènes de la vie de bohème a famous French novel about a group of poor artists living in the Bohemian quarter of Paris.

But in modern days, if you can't hack it, then..
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Old 06-29-2015, 12:21 PM
 
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There are many people that fear an educated person... hey, there's a whole Political Party dedicated to that fear market.
It's a little unfair to slam Democrats in a thread about education. After all, the brain dead have to go somewhere.
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Old 06-30-2015, 09:07 AM
 
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Artists are right brain spatialists, liberals are left brain linealists.
Mandrake, have you ever seen a liberal linealate the Z-axis for any purpose other than satisfying self-aggrandizing motivations?
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Old 03-26-2017, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Bronx
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1. Journalism
2. Horticulture
3. Agriculture
4. Advertisting
5. Fashion Design
6. Child/Family Studies
7. Music
8. Mechanical Engineering Technology
9. Chemistry
10. Nutrition
11. Human Resources
12. Theater
13. Art History
14. Photography
15. Literature
16. Art
17. Fine Arts
18. Psychology
19. English
20. Animal Science

No wonder this nation is screwed! Check out how many students graduated with these degrees in the 2008-2009 timeframe! And to think that thousands of students are in DEBT over this crap!

Useless College Majors, From Journalism to Psychology to Theater - The Daily Beast
Those degrees only work well I v liberal parts of America like San Francisco and NYC. Anywhere else those degrees are a big flop. Go to nyc for example and most of the transient folks have degrees in such fields of study.
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