Right out of college, I was immediately hit in the face with extreme college debt, see blog post here. The great recession was going full throttle, and no job prospects. It’s partly my fault though for drinking that sweet sweet cool aid they gave me 4 years earlier along with their unprecedented 99% job placement. Granted, in their defense, there’s no way they could have anticipated the recession hitting when it did, nor could I. Thanks big banks! High five!
The field I majored it, was hit particularly hard, the construction industry. Up until 3 months before graduation, I actually had a pretty good internship with a local company who I fully expected to receive an offer from, who then dropped the bomb on me that Continue reading “Nothing like $86,000 in Student Loans and No Job.”