The Big Picture
If you are expecting to “find yourself” at college, you may be disappointed. Furthermore, investing in college before you know who you are and have a sense of why you are here does not work well for many young adults.
…..only ”27 percent of undergraduate degree holders are working in a job that is directly related to their college major.” Federal Reserve Bank of New York Staff Reports, Agglomeration and Job Matching among College Graduates By Jaison R. Abel and Richard Deitz published in the May 20, 2013 issue of The Washington Post.
According to a 2014 Gallup poll, “less than one-third (31.5%) of U.S. workers were engaged in their jobs” and “millennials are the least engaged group, at 28.9%…… This finding suggests that millennials may not be working in jobs that allow them to use their talents and strengths, thus creating disengagement.” Gallup.com by Amy Adkins.