posted on Mar, 12 2018 @ 07:35 PM
I really regret not going to college. Things happened, I got married very young, and never went.
I wanted to go last year. I figured, single guy, in my mid 40's, I should get some help right?
Well, yeah, I did. But the help didn't even come close to being enough to avoid hefty student loans. I'm already in debt for my house, my car and my
motorcycle. There's no way a student loan would be doable.
I know, we're supposed to think ahead right? It's what I WILL be making once I got that degree. Reality is quite different. We all know that a degree
doesn't equate a higher check these days. The employment pool is flooded with them. They're not special anymore.
I work with several people who make less than I do, but have degrees. The workforce is realizing (again) that experience and attitude is better than
In my field, my knowledge is leaps and bounds over what those eggheads have. Yet they always complain that they should be making more because they
went to school. Well, actually no. You'd make more, if you put your nose to the grindstone and worked your butt off and took direction well. They
promoted me three months ago, and the two people up against me both had 4 year degrees. I thought for sure one of them had it in the bag. But they
chose the long haired, bearded tattoo having biker type to lead the department. Imagine that!