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2009 Graduate Living Through an Obama Presidency

Anonymous
July 14, 2012

Unemployment was on it’s way up when Barack Obama got in office, it’s true.  He’s not responsible for what he inherited as president.  Unemployment was at about 7.7, and hasn’t dropped below 8% since he has been president. I’m one of the 45 percent – 45% of graduates from 2009 or later who are either unemployed or are working less than full-time in a job that doesn’t require a degree.

Since my graduation in 2009 from a highly ranked business school, I haven’t been able to find long-term stable employment in my field. I have a wife and three small children (one with type-1 diabetes). To try to make ends meet, I have worked the following ways: Continue reading