If I could have a dollar for every time I heard a person say,
“I studied ______ but I can’t do anything with that degree now.”
Do you feel as though your studies are null and void because it simply doesn’t translate into real life provision?
You are not alone.
My own past life as a Classical Greek Language scholar is cause for such pain.
But your education must work FOR you, it does not employ your labor, nor should it be allowed to limit how deeply you can experience the world.
Academic study in most cases simply prepares us to think analytically and critically, so that we may then do something else.
In the end, it’s your education, you must own it and use whatever you learned from it for the good of humanity.
2013 – Copyright Seven Sentences – My College Degree Means Nothing