Survey: 85% of New College Grads Move Back in with Mom and Dad

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    Study: 85% of College Grads Move Home to Live with Parents - TIME NewsFeed

    Brace yourself, folks. It's going to get a whole lot worse.
     
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    My buddy is 29 years old, with a Master's Degree, and he is still living with his parents. His younger brother who is 27 just moved out of their house about a year ago.
     
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    Massive debt, no jobs, high cost of housing

    What other choice is there?

    Entry level jobs pay shit
     
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    If the professors did their job instead of just hiking tuition into the stratosphere these graduates would not need to start at entry level or have such massive debts. As far as housing goes that is getting cheaper every day as long as the government keeps their fingers out of it. Government touched housing & turned it to shit. Now they have done the same with the higher education system.
     
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    tell me about it....
     
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    hey , lets raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour!!!
     
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    Interesting reading.
     
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    I fail to see why college costs have escalated so much. Most majors involve instruction of 30-100 students. Professors do not make that much

    Charging $125,000 for a degree that will pay you $40,000 a year is idiocy
     
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    yup, my best Friends daughter graduated last year with a degree in communications from MSU, 2nd in her class etc etc. shes a manager at a retail store, living at home,...the offers she got were for 25k a year jobs as an intern. and here we are.
     
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    Colleges jack up tuition rates to match the amount of government backed student loans. Just like when government backed home mortgages it drove house prices through the roof faster than earnings or inflation. Now college tuition rates are climbing at twice the rate of inflation & wages because government is handing out way to much student loan money.
     
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