Political History Major. Because he wants to start at the top as his first job. So he lives at home all bills paid waiting for a CEO level type job. I wonder how many unemployed college grads are refusing to work? Over the last five months, only one job materialized. After several interviews, the Hanover Insurance Group in nearby Worcester offered to hire him as an associate claims adjuster, at $40,000 a year. But even before the formal offer, Mr. Nicholson had decided not to take the job. American Dream Is Elusive for New Generation http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/07/business/economy/07generation.html?_r=1&hp Comment which to me makes sense. "Scott made a mistake by turning down the offer at the insurance company. He was holding out for a better position. However, what he is not realizing is that the best way to get a job is to already have a job. The stability of holding down a position, combined with the experience, is invaluable in getting higher positions. Furthermore, and this is harsh, but beggars can't be choosers. Most every college graduate is unemployed right now, and he really isn't in a position to be turning down job offers."