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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by philips007(m): 5:54pm On Jan 12
Give it out
Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by NewDelhi(m): 5:54pm On Jan 12
Third class graduates are looked down upon but only for those without leg if you understand what I mean.

So far you have the right connections, your degree doesn't really matter.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by pickatyouu: 5:54pm On Jan 12
Develop a skill and develop yourself.

Those wey get 1st class still dey struggle.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by LongNipple(m): 5:55pm On Jan 12
Learn a Skill.

I finished with a Second Class Lower (2.2).

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by maigemuu: 5:55pm On Jan 12
Third class usually employs first class.

Don't ask me how? Ask google!

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Teaser4(m): 5:55pm On Jan 12
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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Brodello: 5:56pm On Jan 12
Theres definitely a job out there for you. You just need the right connect.
Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by berrystunn(m): 5:57pm On Jan 12
Buying and selling
Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Dollanaira: 5:57pm On Jan 12
Create something

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by juman(m): 5:57pm On Jan 12
tjslow:
Nobody is looking for job with grade nowadays, create one for yourself... Who school help

Best post.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by samwillyco1(m): 5:58pm On Jan 12
xProfx:


The best advice I would give to any 3rd class graduate is to enrol for another bachelor's degree immediately after graduation, even if it's an online program and try to achieve at least a 2nd class upper. At least the person would start from 200 or 300 level via direct entry considering the previous qualification.

Nobody wants to hire 3rd class graduates cos the bar is too low when the market is so competitive. There are more graduates than job offers and definitely the law of demand and supply will apply...

The 3rd class degree would be a complementary qualification while you have another one to show your grade. Then you can pursue a master's degree afterwards... That's the smartest thing.

Good advice but how many people have the financial power to start up again as a fresh student; and proceed for further studies after first degree.
Secondly area of interest/your field or area of specialization matters a lot.
In Nigeria, connection and how much you have will give you any JOB, I have seen a lot even if you come out with PASS.

My advice is this, if the person is not interested in teaching ( lecturing ) and have the needed resources at his/her disposal BUSINESS IS THE BEST ( Trading or Production ).

N/B if you don't have 2.1 in your first degree, the only way you can beat a 2.1 graduate is for you to have PhD in that field under normal academic. certain.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by dvson1: 5:58pm On Jan 12
My GM Admin secretary is a third class graduate....... This is one of the largest manufacturing industry in africa

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by bluefilm: 5:59pm On Jan 12
whyteteeth:
First and foremost I am a 2.2 graduate. But from what I have seen so far, I have come to discover that job adverts specifically give preference to first class and 2.1 graduates and very few give room for 2.2 applicants. And I am yet to see any job specification that includes graduates of third class degree.

Now someone with a third class degree can only do masters after completion of a postgraduate diploma. However, job advertisements for lecturing positions still lay emphasis on minimum of 2.2 for lecturing positions. So a third class degree applicant who has masters and PhD still doesn't stand a chance as compared to first and 2.1 or 2.2 applicants.

So my question is, what is the way forward for third class graduates, should they abandon the degree and enrol for another first degree? Or universities should abolish the award of third class degrees to graduates.

In my own opinion, students who have poor grades that will eventually earn them a third class degree should be given some form of remedial programmes for a year or two which will attract additional fees so they can have opportunity to boost their grades and at least earn a 2.2 upon graduation. Just my opinion!

Please feel free to make your contributions as well. There are a lot of third class degree holders out there who are really frustrated and would want some advice on what to do!


You're just realizing all these now?

Na wa for you o.

Anyway sha, even if you na pass you take graduate from school, you can still become self employed.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by deewhydoski(m): 5:59pm On Jan 12
When u establish ur own company, start employing third class graduates then

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by etrouble: 5:59pm On Jan 12
3rd Class degree holders should go and do Yahoo Yahoo. Idiots and nincompoops are not useful. Stop deceiving your friends tell them the truth so that they stop clowning around.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by brownskilo(m): 5:59pm On Jan 12
What can a person do with first class degree? Make right connection or learn a skill thats all.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Pioneer01: 6:00pm On Jan 12
Get a skill or better still join pi network to secure ur future.. Don't miss out!

Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by BabaIbo: 6:00pm On Jan 12
It is not about your grade, what can you do, which/what skills do you have, what can you offer, what can you make out of it etc...

If it is all about grade, there won't be unemployed First Class graduates out there.

If you have source of fund, you can start or create your own.

It is not all about job and it's not all about business, it is about what works best for you.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by juman(m): 6:00pm On Jan 12
It was reported that gani fawehinmi had third class.

So the sky is your limit.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by iLegendd: 6:01pm On Jan 12
What you can do with a third class is to become an entrepreneur, build a company, employ first class in your company, and write a book about how having a third class is not the end of the world, but motivation to be the best at last.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by BRATISLAVA: 6:01pm On Jan 12
flokii:
It's not by class of degree in this present day, infact it has never been.
There are "Third class" and even "Pass" graduates working in multinationals and top indigenous companies, how did they manage to get in? 1) Luck/Favour 2) Strong Network/Connection (like 5G type) 3) Professional qualification/ Self improvement 4) Fraternity (or secret cult).

Likewise you see many top graduates with good grades still searching for jobs, some working in banks and other fields totally different from their field of study and some still hanging on to hope.

Las las.. 'eni to mo way lo mowe'. Na street slang.

Disclaimer: Nobody is asking anyone to join cult. Face your studies and pass with flying colours and everything will work in your favour against all odds.
Moral: To those who didn't make the top grades, never give up!

You're right. The class of ones degree doesn't matter, but rather what they make out of it.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Kokaine(m): 6:01pm On Jan 12
whyteteeth:
First and foremost I am a 2.2 graduate. But from what I have seen so far, I have come to discover that job adverts specifically give preference to first class and 2.1 graduates and very few give room for 2.2 applicants. And I am yet to see any job specification that includes graduates of third class degree.

Now someone with a third class degree can only do masters after completion of a postgraduate diploma. However, job advertisements for lecturing positions still lay emphasis on minimum of 2.2 for lecturing positions. So a third class degree applicant who has masters and PhD still doesn't stand a chance as compared to first and 2.1 or 2.2 applicants.

So my question is, what is the way forward for third class graduates, should they abandon the degree and enrol for another first degree? Or universities should abolish the award of third class degrees to graduates.

In my own opinion, students who have poor grades that will eventually earn them a third class degree should be given some form of remedial programmes for a year or two which will attract additional fees so they can have opportunity to boost their grades and at least earn a 2.2 upon graduation. Just my opinion!

Please feel free to make your contributions as well. There are a lot of third class degree holders out there who are really frustrated and would want some advice on what to do!

I advice every Nigerian undergraduate to learn a skill whether first class or third class. Or learn a business.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by NOETHNICITY(m): 6:02pm On Jan 12
I finished with a 3rd, but now am a millionaire by His Grace (not by my power in anyway)

Just keep ur faith in God and be patient and allow God guide you

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by LaEvilIMiss(f): 6:02pm On Jan 12
illicit:
It's Nigerian problem....


My cousin a third class graduate is a Fulbright scholar now and teaches Yoruba abroad....


Infact he was employed from Nigeria here, he is a big man now

my former CEO was a 3rd Class graduate and a damn good CEO

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Komu1048(m): 6:02pm On Jan 12
Samakus:


Can you add more emphasis Sir?

I just acquire a skill in content writing, can I find where to apply my skill?

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Seyzcham91(m): 6:03pm On Jan 12
a Person with no class degree sef make it in life so Bleep the idea of what can do or cannot cuz of some fucking degree

degree no long matter for naija


Hustle smart bro and become someone great for yourself, keep your pali for one side cuz e no dey useful
whyteteeth:
First and foremost I am a 2.2 graduate. But from what I have seen so far, I have come to discover that job adverts specifically give preference to first class and 2.1 graduates and very few give room for 2.2 applicants. And I am yet to see any job specification that includes graduates of third class degree.

Now someone with a third class degree can only do masters after completion of a postgraduate diploma. However, job advertisements for lecturing positions still lay emphasis on minimum of 2.2 for lecturing positions. So a third class degree applicant who has masters and PhD still doesn't stand a chance as compared to first and 2.1 or 2.2 applicants.

So my question is, what is the way forward for third class graduates, should they abandon the degree and enrol for another first degree? Or universities should abolish the award of third class degrees to graduates.

In my own opinion, students who have poor grades that will eventually earn them a third class degree should be given some form of remedial programmes for a year or two which will attract additional fees so they can have opportunity to boost their grades and at least earn a 2.2 upon graduation. Just my opinion!

Please feel free to make your contributions as well. There are a lot of third class degree holders out there who are really frustrated and would want some advice on what to do!

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by ofiko123(m): 6:03pm On Jan 12
samwash:
So many things.
Ask SDM

grin why SDM nau??
Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by toprealman: 6:04pm On Jan 12
You can become a professor, work in top federal government parastatals, business...etc.
Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Childofaking: 6:05pm On Jan 12
whyteteeth:
First and foremost I am a 2.2 graduate. But from what I have seen so far, I have come to discover that job adverts specifically give preference to first class and 2.1 graduates and very few give room for 2.2 applicants. And I am yet to see any job specification that includes graduates of third class degree.

Now someone with a third class degree can only do masters after completion of a postgraduate diploma. However, job advertisements for lecturing positions still lay emphasis on minimum of 2.2 for lecturing positions. So a third class degree applicant who has masters and PhD still doesn't stand a chance as compared to first and 2.1 or 2.2 applicants.

So my question is, what is the way forward for third class graduates, should they abandon the degree and enrol for another first degree? Or universities should abolish the award of third class degrees to graduates.

In my own opinion, students who have poor grades that will eventually earn them a third class degree should be given some form of remedial
programmes for a year or two which will attract additional fees so they can have opportunity to boost their grades and at least earn a 2.2 upon graduation. Just my opinion!

Please feel free to make your contributions as well. There are a lot of third class degree holders out there who are really frustrated and would want some advice on what to do!


This is what you should do with your 3rd class.
1. Laminate it.
2. Go to your home town and hide it.
3. Come back to the city and hit the street.
4. Make money. Money does not discriminate. Most billionaires and capitalists are drop outs and 3rd class holders.
5. You will hire as many first class graduate as you want.

believe you me you me, the best thing that can happen to you is to make a 3rd class. I made a 2-1 any way and i have been a prisoner of job ever since.

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by SalamRushdie: 6:05pm On Jan 12
whyteteeth:
First and foremost I am a 2.2 graduate. But from what I have seen so far, I have come to discover that job adverts specifically give preference to first class and 2.1 graduates and very few give room for 2.2 applicants. And I am yet to see any job specification that includes graduates of third class degree.

Now someone with a third class degree can only do masters after completion of a postgraduate diploma. However, job advertisements for lecturing positions still lay emphasis on minimum of 2.2 for lecturing positions. So a third class degree applicant who has masters and PhD still doesn't stand a chance as compared to first and 2.1 or 2.2 applicants.

So my question is, what is the way forward for third class graduates, should they abandon the degree and enrol for another first degree? Or universities should abolish the award of third class degrees to graduates.

In my own opinion, students who have poor grades that will eventually earn them a third class degree should be given some form of remedial programmes for a year or two which will attract additional fees so they can have opportunity to boost their grades and at least earn a 2.2 upon graduation. Just my opinion!

Please feel free to make your contributions as well. There are a lot of third class degree holders out there who are really frustrated and would want some advice on what to do!

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Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by Skmoda360(m): 6:06pm On Jan 12
liveyourlife007:
is Soyinka really 3rd class?
Yeah.....
Re: What Can A Person Do With A Third Class Degree? by LikeAking: 6:06pm On Jan 12
Just stay focus, you go make am.

You fit try TEF 2021 too.

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