The Real World
Today's college graduates say that they can't find jobs, have looming debt, and are faced with the brutal realities of the "real world." Dr. Phil and Jay offer advice for these struggling twentysomethings.
Why are so many college graduates in dead-end jobs with looming credit card debt? Do they have unrealistic expectations about life in the real world?
Jeanine, 24, had high hopes of living a "wine-and-dine" life after college. But not long after graduating, she was living in her car. She says that going to college may have been a complete waste of time and money.
Bonnie's parents paid for her education, gave her money, and even bought her a car. Now that she's married and out of school, the 22-year-old says she has no idea how to function in the real world.
The participants in Jay's roundtable thought they would have six-figure salaries and corner offices when they graduated. Dr. Phil finds out what's behind their unrealistic expectations.