Caroline tried to get food stamps and found out her student debt doesn’t qualify as part of her financial need, and faced lots of grief from internet commenters; Karina was considering out-loud whether to get food stamps and faced some grief from a Nasty Nosey Nelly sitting nearby. Just get a job already, right?? Turns out even the most over-educated people in the country are turning to food stamps too. The Chronicle of Higher Education reported the number of people with Ph.Ds on food stamps has more than tripled in the past few years. Does this make you feel better or worse about your own financial situation.
C’mon guys, just get a job taking orders at the drive-through philosophy joint, amirite?
Here’s the whole chart, where ou can see master’s degree holders are also doing worse: