When Your School Degree Is Useless

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CAITY BLESSED - 6 hours ago
So u mean to say degrees r useless.do u know that Wharton students gets not just one but two jobs offers by the time they graduate.youngsters watch ur video n u need to inspire them to b better
None Of your business
None Of your business - 6 hours ago
3:03 does this remind anyone of kingsman I mean they do this when they order drinks so...no ? Okay.
Dennis Vivanco
Dennis Vivanco - 7 hours ago
Pick a degree that matters, go into STEM... -_-
Sammy Holloway
Sammy Holloway - 8 hours ago
I lovescarbro๐Ÿ’•! Heโ€™s adorable!!
mugdha ghatage
mugdha ghatage - 9 hours ago
๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ thumbs up to psychologist *sighs* perks of being a Psychology student
Derick Derick
Derick Derick - 9 hours ago
The moment when she used her degree ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ HAHAHAHHAAHAHHAHAHA
Vanilla Vlogs
Vanilla Vlogs - 9 hours ago
Lol this video is really funny and really relatable, I have a banking diploma yet I'm a rapper lol. But I must say, even though you're absolutely amazing at what you do now, I don't think you'd be this amazing if you hadn't studied psychology, in a sense, you're kinda like a new age therapist, instead of helping one patient at a time in some office somewhere, you're helping 13m of us at a time in your own office with each video you create. You're like Psychologist 2.0 lol. So your degree isn't completely useless.
Celeste Palmer
Celeste Palmer - 10 hours ago
My mom has a masters degree in psychology and she has the same bday as you. itโ€™s strange
fitz ml
fitz ml - 10 hours ago
This video is a hilarious take on a really serious issue. I totally feel you, girl!
SmileYenmi - 10 hours ago
Oh no, Iโ€™m a psychology major! ๐Ÿ˜ญ lol
Emma - 10 hours ago
now... what would freud do.. HAHAHAHHAHA
miramira - 11 hours ago
LOL Lily this vid is quite Savage but... YESS GIRL!! Just cause it's pretty true in a lot of cases.
James Anderson
James Anderson - 11 hours ago
just got to work harder than the next person thats all
Kadesha Williams
Kadesha Williams - 13 hours ago
I can totally relate to you llSuperWomanll. My mom always tell me, "Once you get your Degree... People will start hiring you" Like this if you agree!
Sup Withu
Sup Withu - 13 hours ago
Isn't there an epidemic of young ppl.killing themselves in India due to Indian parents pretty much abusing their kids if they don't get good grades? Good grades and education are more important than your children? Savages.
Holly Hodges
Holly Hodges - 13 hours ago
*Iโ€™m forwarding this to my dad* ๐Ÿ˜‚
renzakaboo - 13 hours ago
Have a degree and still no job.. Sighs
fashionspy96 - 13 hours ago
Jenna marbles much??
Esmail Mohammed
Esmail Mohammed - 13 hours ago
Omg ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ
Irish DanceGirl
Irish DanceGirl - 14 hours ago
If lily was my psychologist I would have 0 problems
If you've got depression see lily she will cure your depression in hummmm... math math yes elementary school oh yeah!! 2 seconds your depression is cured!
you have anxiety??? Cured in 6 seconds
Couple problems? Fixed in 1 minute (because relationships are complicated)
Azzarinne - 14 hours ago
Hello, I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Aquaculture and Fisheries, and I will totally mail you those DVDs you ordered.
Fiona BlueStar
Fiona BlueStar - 14 hours ago
Your degree is useless if it's on a path, which you are *never* going to walk down in life. Lilly supports and encourages the fact that *education is necessary* . But *most* of the Indian parents (or Asian parents or in general "PaRenTs") make it sound like if we ever dream anything outside the field of education, its entirely bs and waste of time. Which is not true. And I personally think that's what Lilly was also trying to say, not that degrees are waste or anything, its just there are always options which should be valued as much education is.
Edit: I thought the coffee maker would've been a mirror or her own photo or Scarbro โœจ(ใฃโ—”๏ธฃโ—กโ—”แท…)ใฃc(โ—•๏ธฃโ—กโ—•แท…c)โœจ Lov Lilly~~
Priyanka Chopra daily
Priyanka Chopra daily - 15 hours ago
00:17-00:21 so true๐Ÿ˜‚
alexis lumber
alexis lumber - 15 hours ago

STAR WARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
ESC SimsLover
ESC SimsLover - 17 hours ago
I can't be the only one who would try this burger, just admit it xD
Sabina Easmin
Sabina Easmin - 18 hours ago
Great post ! I totally agree where you come from. But, I do have to disagree that a degree is completely useless. I think everything we go through in life for better or worse, builds to be who are presently. And yes, I do agree education shouldn't have to come with a price tag.
kanwal sohail
kanwal sohail - 18 hours ago
SOOO.....its lit๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
Mona Burns
Mona Burns - 20 hours ago
Pole land student found eye shake recipe happy
emilsky2001 - 22 hours ago
But it does make sense!
Ashley Talley
Ashley Talley - 23 hours ago
Another Entrepreneur knows the truth!
MeMyselfandNenyeh - 23 hours ago
Psychology degree yooo ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
Josyula Susmitha
Josyula Susmitha - 23 hours ago
Rakesh Mahat
Rakesh Mahat - Day ago
you are so hot๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
govcalif - Day ago
my degree was useless. if not for some turns, i could be working at arby's.
WeeScottishLass - Day ago
No one i know is using their degrees either, personally I don't think they're worth the debt you'll likely carry you're whole life unless you know FOR SURE you'll get a job at the end.
I started at the bottom of a company worked my way up into a position and am watching a bunch of people I knew from school starting this company at the bottom earning 8 grand less than me a year because they went to Uni to get a degree... funny enough most of them seem to have psychology degrees as well...
Adizcool - Day ago
I live in a country which does not have school degrees
What are they again???
mthn mthn
mthn mthn - Day ago
Lilly: "stay in school kids!"
Me:I just new she was gonna say that!
Alifa Rahman Jackson
ugh! she's like too much dramatic! I too am dramatic but THIS IS SOOOO " Extra "
hikari 94
hikari 94 - Day ago
I'd actually love a waitress to describe my menu like that, assuming I'm not in a hurry. xD
ukno918 - Day ago
Ariel Steinsaltz
Ariel Steinsaltz - Day ago
This degree better not be useless, I am doing way too much work for it.
kaushal giri
kaushal giri - Day ago
Still Ronaldo is better than Messi!
ritz adhi
ritz adhi - Day ago
Dope dope dope ๐Ÿคฃ u r so good
Yanis Khamsi
Yanis Khamsi - Day ago
English major shouldn't have used the word "very."
Lorenzo Brunet
Lorenzo Brunet - Day ago
Encounter changing cabinet setting television try extreme van nail.
Alexis Pool
Alexis Pool - Day ago
As someone attempting to become an english teacher, I can agree.
Ammon P
Ammon P - Day ago
Just shows you have discipline, other than that it's just a pass.
Eshan Siddiqi
Eshan Siddiqi - Day ago
๐Ÿ—พ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ™๐ŸŽ‘๐ŸŽ‡๐ŸŒƒ๐Ÿž๐ŸŽ†๐ŸŒŒ๐ŸŒ…๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒ‰๐ŸŒ„๐ŸŒ†๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ’ณ๐Ÿ’ฐ๐Ÿ’ธ๐Ÿ’ต๐Ÿ’ด๐Ÿ’ถ๐Ÿ’ท๐Ÿ’Ž๐Ÿ”จโš’๐Ÿ› ๐Ÿ› โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ”ฉ๐Ÿ”ซ๐Ÿ”ญ๐Ÿ”ฎ๐Ÿ’ˆ๐Ÿ“ฟ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ’ฟ๐Ÿ“ป
Bi- Han
Bi- Han - Day ago
Mady Charboneau
Mady Charboneau - Day ago
She would look gorgeous with short hair!
ajax gamer
ajax gamer - Day ago
i feel like there are so many people who are saying things like: "She's so biased" and "she is making so many stereotypes to psych degrees" but really I think that this should just be known
as a funny comedy video, and not a stereotyping rant. and if you didn't know, not long ago she made a video about donating money to girls who can't get an education. So stop bringing her down!
NyanToDaMax 145
NyanToDaMax 145 - Day ago
The intro made my day XDDDD
Claire Lyons
Claire Lyons - Day ago
does this mean I can drop out of high school and never go to college???
Adil S
Adil S - Day ago
Hey Lily, you can't say that your degree is useless because the experiences that your education gave you shaped who you are today. For example: your schooling helped cultivate your discipline in getting stuff done and that's why you're so disciplined and motivated now. Everything is connected. #deepthoughtslol
Sukhman Brar
Sukhman Brar - Day ago
Lol!!!!! True!!!!!!!
Cruella De Vil
Cruella De Vil - Day ago
Only thing a psychology degree is useful for is if you're trying to go "____ school" after
ravneet kaur
ravneet kaur - Day ago
i got a sociology degree and work in a cafรฉ ๐Ÿ˜‚
HHHHeHe - Day ago
I've loved and adored every single video of Lilly's, but I have to say something about this one. Everything is brilliant about it except for the message it sends, especially for those young enough to have their values and belief system still growing and unset.
Agreeing with what several comments above have stated, I believe the intention of this video was that a mere degree does not get you through life just like that, and that it is not ENOUGH. However, I find it super easy to interpret this message wrong, and instead think what she's saying is "degrees mean nothing, and is absolutely useless". Of course, it is easy to say so if you unfortunately have found yourself receiving a degree from a field of study that you hate, or just far away from your ideal career's direction. I know so many people that suffer from this situation. But a lot of those people actually learned a valuable life lesson since, and managed to consider and compare thoroughly before heading into the field they want.
To me, someone who had to drop out of college and support myself, in another country where even the language is not the same, I find all of the education I've received, that is a high school diploma and 1 year in college, tremendously useful, and in many occasions all I had to rely on. For instance, if I hadn't worked the hardest in my class and really mastered at the English language, I don't think I'd be able to find any work at all. If I didn't have any maths knowledge, how could I possibly work as a cashier and learn to manage and record daily sales. And to Lilly's example, if I didn't learn at least something about psychology out of personal interest, I believe I'd have half as many friends as today, and quite a few opportunities would be turned down just because I don't know how to interact with people more efficiently and appropriately. To this point, I personally believe psychology might just be one of the most useful fields of knowledge in life.
Does degree equal education? Not necessarily. I've grown up with enough peers that absolutely resented certain subjects yet still managed to achieve a degree just like everyone else. But the process of going to school, attending and paying attention in classes, passing examines, and finally do whatever it is requires to receive that piece of paper called a "degree", is a collective and proven effective process of learning and enhancing newly acquired knowledges. From an anthropological point of view, if degrees are truly "useless", then why is it that human society hasn't eliminated it through history? In contrast, the invention of school system marked quite a leap forward among all civilizations. We get our youngsters in one centralized location, have educated and experienced intellects teach them useful things, isn't that so much more efficient than any other way? Degrees are just one socially accepted standard serving as evidence of education. Just like why we have to have IDs, so that other people and officials have a quick enough way of knowing for sure you are who you say you are.
Cannot believe how long of a comment I've written. I admit that I probably am what American kids call a "geek" or "nerd", in the sense that I truly love learning. Although I haven't been in school for a few years now, I've never stopped learning through different media and platforms. This is where I find my soul rests, to go to sleep every night knowing that I've come to know just a bit more about this world, and that I've received a bit more education. And when I can feasibly afford it, I will return to school and receive that degree so many fortunate ones loathe.
Best wishes to all, and to the younger generation still in high school and below, please please please don't stop learning. Take a deep look within yourself and ask what do you want to be growing up? Seriously ask that, and after getting that answer, work so so so hard in your own field. Trust me, it'll be the best thing you ever do. And getting a degree will generally making being employed so much easier, at least in the beginning stage of your career.
Viktรณria Horinkovรก
Besides the fact that this is, obviously, comedy video (that I can totally relate to) Lily is definitely not arguing here for not getting a college education (those, that know her even as little as I do, know this). She supports getting a basic education to everyone. The real issue pointed out is the gap between the school system and job market - getting a degree is no guarantee. Especially for those majors like psychology and English (which I am also studying). And yes, college is best for a profession like, for example, a surgeon (or any doctor school).
Truth to be told, I would NOT go to college if I had to pay for it - we have it free, only pay for housing, which is like a fraction of what you have to pay in America. And get this, we even have scholarships for those things so if you are really poor and cannot afford even to pay for your food but you get good grades, you can still get an education.
StudioTeddy - Day ago
I donโ€™t want to pass my GSCEs because Iโ€™m worried about my whole life depending on it; I want to pass my GSCEs because my parents worry about my whole life depending on it.
melodi - Day ago
I studied International Relations for 4 years. I am a lifeguard now. RELATABLE.
Sarasi Ghosh
Sarasi Ghosh - Day ago
indians like
shadowhunters - Day ago
This is so true
Milton Wordsworth
Milton Wordsworth - Day ago
I know engineers use their degree to get jobs
Gina Lienn
Gina Lienn - Day ago
These days itโ€™s best to get a 2 year degree at a community college or technical school
-MystTheRealist- - Day ago
For those confused, Lily said MY psych degree is useless, not A psych degree is useless. Listen better and understand context. What did she say at the end? โ€œStay in school, kids.โ€ Sheโ€™s a comedian and she was poking fun at how she ended up with a career that no correlation to her degree.
Kriteesha Janveja
Kriteesha Janveja - Day ago
they wanted it they pad for it! Ace! ;-D
Grace DeLong
Grace DeLong - Day ago
When you realize the one thing a degree is used forโ€ฆ..Star Wars quotes.
Angel Hathaway
Angel Hathaway - Day ago
Thank you so muchโฃ
Makes me feel better๐Ÿ‰
Amanda Riviera
Amanda Riviera - Day ago
But in all seriousness, what happened to learning for the sake of learning? Why do we have to have the pressure of only learning something that will lead to making money? That perception is what is wrong, because that isn't the pathway most likely to get you anywhere. We're pushed into debt for degrees that won't get us a job, but merely fund old rich people's lives. Education should be free, for those who seek it, not an expensive chore.
Follow your passion, because you'll need motivation to keep pushing you forward. Money alone is not a strong enough driving force. Any job will earn money. What will fulfil you?
Amanda Riviera
Amanda Riviera - Day ago
I have two degrees. One in business management and one in interactive media design, and I currently teach maths and health to a home schooled boy with disabilities. I am working on some things that will use my degrees, but they will be passion projects, so... Yeah...
I often mistake what I learnt doing my degrees for common knowledge, and am often dumbfounded by how little people actually know about management and game design principles, because so much of it is common sense!
Rebeccarebelli - Day ago
iisuperwomanii is becoming smosh...
Olivia Rรถssler
I would go to college for my own personal interest...
John Fain
John Fain - Day ago
If you kids are not getting degrees that include LOTS of math, science, engineering, physics, computer programming and AI, you just TOTALLY wasted your time and money. But there is hope if you just learn this simple statement: "Would you like fries with that mam".
Christine Sankar
Christine Sankar - Day ago
Let's all choose not to do a degree & become youtubers!
I'd never say my degree was a waste. I may be severely underpaid and extremely overworked but I know that it's just a part of the journey. I barely know anything. I'm like a toddler bumping into everything trying to figure out how the world works, but this isn't the best message to send to kids.
Junaid Mahmud
Junaid Mahmud - Day ago
Everyone in the comments omg she made a joke about education. Itโ€™s a joke if you canโ€™t take a joke why you on YouTube. Anyways sheโ€™s not wrong psychology degrees are the worst degrees to get....
I felt this video on a spiritual level ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ
ritchell jamandron
ritchell jamandron - 2 days ago
hardwork is the most important then add something to that like... hardwork + degree = yeeeey!!hehe
just don't sit there and wait for something good to happen bcoz it doesn't really work๐Ÿ˜
Aisha Nishat
Aisha Nishat - 2 days ago
Lauren Ricard
Lauren Ricard - 2 days ago
Painfully accurate
Jenny Ice
Jenny Ice - 2 days ago
I also am about to get my Psychology degree. I think I'm gonna be stuck at working food jobs for the rest of my life haha. I wish I am creative like you and have some creative career instead :p
Black Soul!
Black Soul! - 2 days ago
Sometimes I'll just have an existential crisis about growing up and also going to college and then I picture myself when Im old I'll be like "I wish I changed everything I done in high school to college"
Makes me want to say FML
Ina Enisa
Ina Enisa - 2 days ago
LMAO!! Can she be my psychiatrist?!
Bory Man
Bory Man - 2 days ago
Keep learning, keep trying new things. Have dreams and have goals.
Talora Scott Nnaji
Talora Scott Nnaji - 2 days ago
I thot dat coffee maker was gonna be scarbro
Siena Ho
Siena Ho - 2 days ago
How I reply to people who think college degrees can bring ultimate success
The only degree that's useful is 100โ„ƒ because it kills germs like you.
A little of Liane
A little of Liane - 2 days ago
Legend โœจ
Llady Doubtfire
Llady Doubtfire - 2 days ago
Well, learning (through whatever platform) would be useless only if you THINK it is useless. At the end of the day, it's not your parent, not the university, not the society, not your degree scroll, it's YOU who have to get up and decide what you're going to do with the knowledge you earned, whether to use it to contribute for something good or not. Education of any form through any platform, is never ever useless.
Andrea Nicole
Andrea Nicole - 2 days ago
My parents straight up told me that my degree would be useless in 5-10 years after i graduate because education is always upgrading and that sometimes, the things you studied in unis doesn't apply to your life or future job. Their advice is to get a degree that is flexible, example: performing arts or any kinds of arts, journalism or any other that, even if it 'upgraded', can still be used in longer term.
shivali bharuks
shivali bharuks - 2 days ago
Degrees are not useless..
shivali bharuks
shivali bharuks - 2 days ago
Not everybody can just toss their school degrees and go for an offbeat career and even excel at it! Some people really work hard to get a degree and even excel. I just hope people dont devalue degrees. And why are indian parents always being mocked for promoting education like dat? So not cool!
Ivie Coesens
Ivie Coesens - 2 days ago
Almost didnt click this video because it's so depressingly relatable.
Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift - 2 days ago
annnnnnnnnnddddddd..... there goes my plan on getting a law degree. :/
Nicole Francoeur
Nicole Francoeur - 2 days ago
When she said her parents paid for her "useless" degree..my teeth involuntarily clenched.
Hikaru - 2 days ago
Bittergirl - 2 days ago
I'm not going to college but my sis has Biotech(she wants to be an environmentalist) but she's working as a sales supervisor... =_=
Mohammed Ayman H
Mohammed Ayman H - 2 days ago
There have been more of these videos coming up lately about stories of people who didn't get a degree and yet are successful. The number of people seems overhwhelming, almost convincing someone to not pursue higher education. But if you're thinking about that, please consider how many people are making lots of money BECAUSE of that degree. It's way more than ones like Lily, I assure you.
Gummable Gumball
Gummable Gumball - 2 days ago
Are you applying for foundation?
Yes, I also have some mascaras and blushers if you want.
Guyanna - 2 days ago
About to get my BS in Psych next month and take a year break before a masters program is that a bad idea ? Plz help
Thais Marina
Thais Marina - 2 days ago
this is me
Thomas Levy
Thomas Levy - 2 days ago
I wrote resumes for a resume service many years ago. Many of my clients had degrees in about any field you can name. However, most of them were working in jobs that had nothing to do with their degrees. What a waste.
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