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by | 25th, June 2004

‘WHEN the students leave university with their five A-levels, degree in media studies and £20,000 debt, the fun is only just beginning.

‘So much for my media studies degree!’

For the Times has seen a new report into the lives of 25 to 35-year-olds…and it doesn’t make pretty reading.

‘Instead of revelling in the energy and rude health that youth affords,’ it says, ‘they are worrying about their debts, regretting their career choices and dreaming of leaving their jobs to find personal satisfaction.’

Nearly 60% of those surveyed say their job does not fulfil their wider life ambitions, while almost as many say they are looking for a new job.

However, author Damian Barr said that by the time they reached 30

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