#1 1 in 2 new graduates are jobless or underemployed05-19-2012, 02:44 PMThe college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge.
Young adults with bachelor's degrees are increasingly scraping by in lower-wage jobs — waiter or waitress, bartender, retail clerk or receptionist, for example — and that's confounding their hopes a degree would pay off despite higher tuition and mounting student loans. ...
05-19-2012, 11:21 PM
I feel so sorry for the kids putting forth all their efforts, taking on student loans, and for their parents who probably invested so much financially and emotionally to get these kids a degree. This certainly isn't the American dream.
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06-06-2012, 06:04 AM
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The student loans are huge and the grads are unable to even find an entry level job. I feel for them.
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