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Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Calendermokola: 11:50am On Apr 10, 2017
Hello,

I hope you all are doing fine .

I graduated from the University with a Second Class Lower (Bsc Economics), Missed 2.1 by 0.01 point . A partly qualified Accountant who has good knowledge of Taxation , Audit , Financial reporting and Microsoft Office suite. I am still hunting for Job.

I would see a lovely vacancy that I would want to apply for, reading through the requirements, I would realize that the minimum requirement is a 2.1.

I would give my CV to people and they would say "No, We cant help you . You made a 2.2 .

All these denials just because I didnt make a 2.1



Lessons for undergraduates still in school :

-Try as much as possible to graduate with not less than a 2.1
-Graduating with a 2.2 might deny you from getting certain benefits.
- Ignore those that say , "Even first class still dey look for Job, who 2.1 help?"
- Trust in God.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by talktonase(m): 12:05pm On Apr 10, 2017
It is not by class of degree oh.The race is not for the swift or powerful or intelligent but Time and chance happenth to them all...

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Nobody: 12:17pm On Apr 10, 2017
Calendermokola:
Hello,

I hope you all are doing fine .

I graduated from the University with a Second Class Lower (Bsc Economics), Missed 2.1 by 0.01 point . A partly qualified Accountant who has good knowledge of Taxation , Audit , Financial reporting and Microsoft Office suite. I am still hunting for Job.

I would see a lovely vacancy that I would want to apply for, reading through the requirements, I would realize that the minimum requirement is a 2.1.

I would give my CV to people and they would say "No, We cant help you . You made a 2.2 .

All these denials just because I didnt make a 2.1



Lesson to undergraduates still in school :

-Try as much as possible to graduate with not less than a 2.1
-Graduating with a 2.2 might deny you from getting certain benefits.
- Ignore those that say , "Even first still they look for Job, who 2.1 help?"
- Trust in God.




Lalasticlala Fynestboi








my friend you have a problem ! this mindset of yours will keep limiting you.
2:2 or whatever you must think and act like a winner selling a unique brand which is YOU.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by maxwell767(m): 12:18pm On Apr 10, 2017
@ op sorry to Say this but u lack confidence in yourself..

You have 2.2 so what?

There are 3rd class degree holders occupying the highest position a company....

And there are people who wishes to be in your position...

If you think your 2.2 is a mistake then it will be a mistake...

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Lucasinho(m): 2:02pm On Apr 10, 2017
@op are you sure that you are in Nigeria?

Even third class Graduates are getting a well to do Job here..
Change your mindset, maybe you are applying for a job to wrong employers...

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by lexylexy(m): 2:09pm On Apr 10, 2017
@op, seriously? just take a look at someone like Dino melaye who has a 3rd class degree, 3rd class o! earning billions in the upper chamber. These days, even 1st class does not guarantee anything. You need to instill self confidence in yourself and work towards getting a good job.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by tstx(m): 2:56pm On Apr 10, 2017
@Op depends on the school you graduated from bro... 2.2 get levels, a UNN 2.2 is not on the same level with a FUTO or Unizik 2.2

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Calendermokola: 2:57pm On Apr 10, 2017
@ all .


I am just trying to advice those that are still in school to try and make good grades.



Meanwhile, Please I am looking for an Accounting job ... Thank You !

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by SafetyFirst(m): 3:02pm On Apr 10, 2017
OP, that you made a 2:2 is not the end of your life.

If you have something to offer, you'll get somewhere, and better stop the self pity attitude. It limits you.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by tommykiwi(m): 3:02pm On Apr 10, 2017
Just seek deliverance in a church and believe in God .
Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Dannieln1(m): 3:03pm On Apr 10, 2017
JustinSlayer69:
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tommykiwi:
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SafetyFirst:
H
SafetyFirst:
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That's how ya'll will keep booking space...
Well the hussle for 1st page is real
May God continue to enlarge ur booking space until u all make FTC at the same time


This guy is looking for Job
Can someone give him the link to Jobberman

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Nobody: 3:03pm On Apr 10, 2017
...missed 2.1 by 0.01....

This is how an interviewer would look at you grin grin grin

NEGRO PLEASE! I was also 1 hymn away from being chosen as the Pope wink

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by babyfaceafrica: 3:04pm On Apr 10, 2017
You have a point...people should try to graduate well..only lazy and naive people will say who 2.1 epp

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Dyt(f): 3:04pm On Apr 10, 2017
I am tired of reading about this grade
angry angry angry

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Jchi9876: 3:05pm On Apr 10, 2017
Go to your village and tell Baba Lamidi to release that old rusty chain he has on his pawpaw tree.

Then you are free

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Nobody: 3:05pm On Apr 10, 2017
This was the mindset created by PDP in the last 16years in the unemployment market...useless opposition party

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by dingbang(m): 3:05pm On Apr 10, 2017
Be happy you are alive

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by HelloBiafra: 3:05pm On Apr 10, 2017
Calendermokola:
Missed 2.1 by 0.01 point .
Naso una dey talk. If dem check your GP now, e go be 2.51.

Don't worry sha, the Lord will see u through.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by rattlesnake(m): 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
I graduated with 2.8/5 now am a PhD student in Netherland

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Abbeyme: 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
Hmm
Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Nobody: 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
You have a bad mentality.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by mikecino(m): 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
my friend,its high time you started thinking out of the box that you are in,your ability isn't bonded to your degree

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Nobody: 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
grin grin grin grin

Op, what did you study, aha! Accounting and Economics.

Your grades have nothing to do with your lack of a job, kindly reorientate your mindset and get the required skills both hard and soft for your chosen career.

Op are you skilled in Sage, Peachtree and Tally, if you are not go and get it.

#Selah

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Alhkerimu(m): 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
Believe it or not Grade matter alot in your academic life.
Not just about going to school but how you could be able to utilise your brian while in school is issue that matter.
Instead of telling your junior ones to belt up while in school in other to boost thier grade some people are here discouraging them.
The fact that mr A graduated from school with first class an lack job up till this moment that does not warrant you to conclude even if mr B should graduate tomorrow with first class it'll be the same thing no. Our destiny inlife cannot be the same thing.
Alot of people who are un-employ today they are the causes of their problem because while in school they did not serious and this affect their grade negatively.
No organization wil want to employ you when your grade is too low.
I know alot of tout will insult me here for this comment but i have tell them the truth

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by obailala(m): 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
Calendermokola:
Hello,

I hope you all are doing fine .

I graduated from the University with a Second Class Lower (Bsc Economics), Missed 2.1 by 0.01 point . A partly qualified Accountant who has good knowledge of Taxation , Audit , Financial reporting and Microsoft Office suite. I am still hunting for Job.

I would see a lovely vacancy that I would want to apply for, reading through the requirements, I would realize that the minimum requirement is a 2.1.

I would give my CV to people and they would say "No, We cant help you . You made a 2.2 .

All these denials just because I didnt make a 2.1



Lessons for undergraduates still in school :

-Try as much as possible to graduate with not less than a 2.1
-Graduating with a 2.2 might deny you from getting certain benefits.
- Ignore those that say , "Even first class still dey look for Job, who 2.1 help?"
- Trust in God.
3.49 CGPA isn't bad, but you need to let the recruiter know it's 3.49 and not 3.0. So whenever you write 2.2, always include 3.49 CGPA in bracket as a start... Goodluck!

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by ekems2017(f): 3:06pm On Apr 10, 2017
If only one point made you miss 2.1 your school would have given to you. That is what is suppose to be instead of wasting those points.
But 2.2 is not bad they are using it to scare you away.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Femsmart(m): 3:07pm On Apr 10, 2017
Let me read and comment later.

Modified: OP, you are your problem. Nigeria lost it before our generation was born.

Let me tell you my story.

I graduated with 2.2 (3.09 CGPA). Immediately after service I started hustling in a college of education by providing internet services to students.

Later I started freelancing which makes me stable till today. I don't remember say person dey find job again sef because I'm doing fine in my village grin
Now Npower sef dey bring 30K + the little $s I dey make.

Our problem is looking for job desperately. Chill and get a skill, job will come at the right time without starving first.

Pay days are coming to all of us. I don't know if I'm making sense cool

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by gamechanger1: 3:08pm On Apr 10, 2017
There is absolutely nothing wrong with you and your 2:2; what you need is some experience, i will advise you to look for a small firm and offer your services for free. After about 6 months to one year, the response from the firms you apply to will be different. You just need to have something on your CV and in a little while you will explode beleive me. Thats the same route i went and im a senior manager in a multinational now.

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by Dindondin(m): 3:08pm On Apr 10, 2017
Calendermokola:
Hello,

I hope you all are doing fine .

I graduated from the University with a Second Class Lower (Bsc Economics), Missed 2.1 by 0.01 point . A partly qualified Accountant who has good knowledge of Taxation , Audit , Financial reporting and Microsoft Office suite. I am still hunting for Job.

I would see a lovely vacancy that I would want to apply for, reading through the requirements, I would realize that the minimum requirement is a 2.1.

I would give my CV to people and they would say "No, We cant help you . You made a 2.2 .

All these denials just because I didnt make a 2.1



Lessons for undergraduates still in school :

-Try as much as possible to graduate with not less than a 2.1
-Graduating with a 2.2 might deny you from getting certain benefits.
- Ignore those that say , "Even first class still dey look for Job, who 2.1 help?"
- Trust in God.











You made a point.
But your 2.2 ll still get you Something better than those firms that rejected you. Keep trying

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Re: Dilemma Of A 2.2 Graduate by celestialAgent(m): 3:08pm On Apr 10, 2017
If you can't get a job, make a job.


If you are really worth being employed, making a job to start off should not be a big deal.

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