It’s that time of year again when global issues take second place in the British media, to make room for the discussion of high level ‘A’. Packed with case studies of “Laura achieved nine A grades and was rejected from his first choice,” you have to wonder how long students can maintain the will to study. It’s not just the fact that companies and newspapers are debating whether students are actually getting more stupid (levels “A” are the new GCSEs apparently), students are debating themselves whether they are becoming more stupid to even consider going to college first. Lazy British journalists are still reciting that the average graduate starting salary is still about 25,000. In Cashzilla, we’re not entirely sure where they get this figure as most graduates start well below that? at some point as low as 12,000 pounds. which is not much money around, when you must but that student debt. Yet as schools of imagination and entice parents to their children in three (or more) years of the academy vacancy requires a robust 18 year old adopt a long-term approach to what you want to do with his life .
It is true that there are always races demand a college education, but many young people are pushed to higher education conveyor belt, without any idea of what they are doing there. If there was a boom in graduate job market at the close of market production? graduate vacancy would be nice. However, there are real concerns about how crowded the universities are becoming and how students are managing their finances. It is a great burden to allow students to request such a significant amount of money and after seeing the fight for jobs after graduation. Even when they get a job, many find that does not meet the high expectations pumped into them in college. It is not no wonder the “Quarter-life crisis” has become a lifestyle segment. If you are a graduate student at a university virgin, you should read the article by Damian Barr “Crying on the inside,” Times Online (,8123-1093294, 00. Html), is an excellent summary of life as a ticket British twenty-something.
In a little more practice, but as a constructive note, there is a wealth of advice and support available on the Internet. The support for learning is a great place (and moneynet offers an excellent guide to student finance (-guide/index.shtml), but not get distracted by the search for new loans and credit cards! By all means go university and have a lot of fun, but keep in mind that the market is highly competitive graduate? and again? thegraduatemarketishu gelycompetitiv e. prefer to see young people take time to work, travel and gain experience before embarking on a hedonistic journey of sex, drugs and rock and roll. If you have right to education, but remember that education does not always lead to freedom, especially with the current price of a degree. Rachel writes for the personal finance blog Cashzilla.