The Seattle Times

RICH ADDICKS / The New York Times

Friday, February 22, 2013

Even office "runners" need a 4-year degree

Megan Parker, a graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, delivers mail at the law office of Busch, Slipakoff & Schuh in Atlanta, part of her job as a receptionist. The college degree is becoming the new high-school diploma: the new minimum requirement, albeit an expensive one, for getting even the lowest-level job.