A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from April 13, 2021
“If the only job you can get is to teach the same subject you graduated at, it’s a pyramid scheme”

Many people get university degrees (especially in humanities fields), and then the only job available is to teach that subject.

“If the only job you can get with your degree is a Professor...You have by definition - joined a Forex Pyramid Scheme” was posted on Twitter by Esmond Imalele on April 9, 2021. “If the only job university education can get you is to teach the same subject you graduated at, it’s basically a pyramid scheme” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on April 14, 2021.


Twitter
Esmond Imalele [House building] x [Money bag’
@RealEasyCapital
If the only job you can get with your degree is a Professor…
You have by definition - joined a Forex Pyramid Scheme.
5:00 PM · Apr 9, 2021·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/manzare April 14, 2021
If the only job university education can get you is to teach the same subject you graduated at, it’s basically a pyramid scheme.
COMMENTS
barbaricattax
In some graduate programs it is true. You get a Ph.D. to become a professor and then teach, or get into post docs to get faculty positions
COMMENTS
rock374
Which makes Egyptology a pyramid scheme in more ways than one

Twitter
RandomFun!
@RandomFun_
If the only job university education can get you is to teach the same subject you graduated at, it’s basically a pyramid scheme.
3:17 AM · Apr 14, 2021·IFTTT

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Tuesday, April 13, 2021 • Permalink