current economic climate there are many graduates and soon-to-be,
who are having difficulty finding jobs and are left with Mountains
Last month however an anonymous third year
Boston college law school student posted a letter on a student’s
newspaper site, enquiring as to whether the school dean would
provide a refund.
In this letter the student discussed his dim
job prospects and pregnant wife ‘many of us are in an enormous
amount of debt from our legal studies’, and ‘soon after our
graduation we will be asked to make very large monthly payments
towards this debt, regardless of whether we’ve been able to fund
employment or not’.
“Open Letter to Interim Dean Brown,” received a lot of
attention through many social networking sites, blogs, and national
media. As for whether the student was ever reimbursed we don’t
know, but a spokesman for the law school issued a written statement
saying they were concerned over the current job prospects for their
Although this story is about an American
University, this is happening throughout the UK with many graduates
left to live at home and get part time jobs with no prospects,
trying to weather the storm until the job freeze totally lifts.
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