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JOBLESS GRAD SUES COLLEGE FOR 70G TUITION

She has given new meaning to a class-action lawsuit.

Trina Thompson gave it the old college try, but couldn't find work. Now she thinks her sheepskin wasn't worth her time, and is suing her alma mater for her money back.

The Monroe College grad wants the $70,000 she spent on tuition because she hasn't found gainful employment since earning her bachelor's degree in April, according to a suit filed in Bronx Supreme Court on July 24.

The 27-year-old alleges the business-oriented Bronx school hasn't lived up to its end of the bargain, and has not done enough to find her a job.

The information-technology student blames Monroe's Office of Career Advancement for not providing her with the leads and career advice it promised.

"They have not tried hard enough to help me," the frustrated Bronx resident wrote about the school in her lawsuit.

"She's angry," said Thompson's mother, Carol. "She's very angry at her situation. She put all her faith in them, and so did I. They're not making an effort.

"She's finally finished [with school], and I'm so proud of her. She just wants a job."

The mother and daughter live together, but are struggling to get by. Carol, a substitute teacher, has been the only breadwinner.

"This is not the way we want to live our life," the mom said. "This is not what we planned."

As if being unemployed weren't enough, Trina's student loans are coming due, saddling the family with more debt, the mom said.

"We're going to be homeless, and we'll still have a student loan to pay," Carol said.

Monroe insists it helps graduates in their careers.

"The lawsuit is completely without merit," school spokesman Gary Axelbank said. "The college prides itself on the excellent career-development support that we provide to each of our students, and this case does not deserve further consideration."

The college's Office of Career Advancement advertises lifetime free service for graduates, and boasts on the school's Web site: "We have many resources available for students at any stage of their college career, and even after graduation."

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Fucking pathetic.
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great,what a dumb ass!

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Yes, its someone else's fault that you can't find a friggin job within 90 days in a recession....
Start hitting the pavement... search all of the 18 thousand job boards on the internet....
Maybe its time to start flipping burgers to help with the rent until you find something....

Yes, the school OWES her a job.... Just friggin WOW....

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First off, pack your shit and get out of New York.

She didn't learn anything at all if she's still living in the Bronx. You can lead a horse to water...

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90 days without a job in New York LOL....I have a friend who's son lives in Manhattan and has been out of work for a year.
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70k dollars on an education and she still didn't learn squat.

Our government needs our help, they have an addiction. Our government is addicted to our money. Since they always have our best interest at heart it's time we return the favor. We need to have an intervention, for the governments own good of course. It's just irresponsible for us to let people with a known money addiction continue to handle our money. Lets have an intervention now so we can help these sick individuals.
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Entitlement mentality in full swing...

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did it say what her degree was in?

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did it say what her degree was in?
Business. She obviously didn't learn much from it.


Dumb bitch.
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It said information technology.

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It said information technology.
Sorry. I was looking at this.
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business-oriented Bronx school
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Sorry. I was looking at this.


Dumb bitch...



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Sorry. I was looking at this.
LOL I almost missed it too. In an industry as competative as IT is, she was stupid to even think she'd land a job right out of school. She probably thinks she's worth 100k a year to start too.

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Which is why experience > degree.

If she was worth a damn, she could take a shit job to get in the door and move up from there.

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70k dollars on an education and she still didn't learn squat.
70k for a bachelors? Ouch
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Which is why experience > degree.

If she was worth a damn, she could take a shit job to get in the door and move up from there.
It seems like most people my age think that the have earned it before they have even put any work into something.
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And it drives me nuts.
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Wow....she never learned that there are no guarantees in life....
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Wow....she never learned that there are no guarantees in life....
I think she's about to learn really quick.

Our government needs our help, they have an addiction. Our government is addicted to our money. Since they always have our best interest at heart it's time we return the favor. We need to have an intervention, for the governments own good of course. It's just irresponsible for us to let people with a known money addiction continue to handle our money. Lets have an intervention now so we can help these sick individuals.
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Stupid ass bitch......
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I hope the judge awards the school damages and attorney fees.
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from the prez to the motherfuckers that voted for him all want some thing for free
he gets free rent she want free school. i bet i can guess what else the have in common besides there mentality

if i knew this would happen,I'd picked my own cotton
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Honestly, I've never heard of anyone in IT being hired because of their degree in 'information technology'. Real-world experience is what pays in IT. That, and maybe a few certifications, and you can usually have your current employer pay for those. Anyone that has gone $70k in debt to learn "IT" is dumb enough to deserve it.
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sounds like your typical business major to me , thinking that their degree is gonna mean they are gonna be CEO in 6 weeks after getting hired on as VP.
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sounds like your typical business major to me , thinking that their degree is gonna mean they are gonna be CEO in 6 weeks after getting hired on as VP.
I made it in 5 weeks!
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Honestly, I've never heard of anyone in IT being hired because of their degree in 'information technology'. Real-world experience is what pays in IT. That, and maybe a few certifications, and you can usually have your current employer pay for those. Anyone that has gone $70k in debt to learn "IT" is dumb enough to deserve it.
This!

<---Currently works in IT, paid a grand total of $0 to "learn" IT. All certs paid by employer.
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I bet she's black. I don't say this because the article mentions the "Bronx" or because her name is "Trina". I say this because the victim and entitlement mentality is predominately a "black thang".

After typing that last sentence, I am reminded of those shirts in the '90s that some black people wore that said "It's a Black Thing". I wonder if this is what they meant.

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I say this because the victim and entitlement mentality is predominately a "black thang".
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