A Reality Check for New College Grads
A July 7 New York Times story described the job-hunting troubles of a 24-year-old, 2008 graduate of Colgate University, with top grades. Judging by readers’ comments, older folks have only so much sympathy for the obstacles confronting recent college grads.
Dozens of readers wrote critical comments, some calling the subject of the story a whiner, others suggesting he was picky, unrealistic and spoiled.
Some noted the young man was suffering from his own bad choices, having majored in political science and minored in history, two subjects offering no clear career track…