It was tough for me too. It didn't come easy and I'd never go back. However I was lucky enough to find employment in my area of study. Most folks I graduated with did not. I think out of the 12 people with the same major only 4 are working in the field.
I guess there aren't that many options. IIf you have a nice suit, go on TV. If you have a bad face, work for the gummint