I've been unemployed for about a month. Not long. I've had 3 interviews, now, no call backs.
And now I'm freaking out. I have BA in a relatively obscure discipline. I have a few years of work experience too, but that doesn't seem to be enough.
So now I'm contemplating grad and law school. Again. In my heartest of hearts, I know that I am not mentally ready for either of those things. But when the only job I can get is in fast food and dead-end, minimum-wage jobs are difficult to live off of, what other choice do I have? If I don't get a job/do something soon, I'll just slide deeper into poverty, probably around august (currently living off of savings, family lives far away and cannot support me). My lease ends July 31st. I will not be able to renew it.
In my calmer moments I tell myself I have a plan – I'll move to some big city. I'll room with like 5 people. But when I panic like I am right now, I know the risks are too high. I'll run out of money more quickly. The plane ticket alone will take 1/5 of what I have in the bank. And bigger city =/= better job prospects. So then what? What happens when I run out of money in some big ass city?
I'm not looking for advice. I'm just venting my panic.