College Graduates Continue To Struggle

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Andrew Sum, director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University who analyzed the numbers, said many people with a bachelor’s degree face a double whammy of rising tuition and poor job outcomes. “Simply put, we’re failing kids coming out of college,” he said, emphasizing that when it comes to jobs, a college major can make all the difference. “We’re going to need a lot better job growth and connections to the labor market, otherwise college debt will grow.”

“Everyone is always telling you, `Go to college,’” Edwards said. “But when you graduate, it’s kind of an empty cliff.” About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed, the highest share in at least 11 years.

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If you are in college are about to go to college you should definitely check out this article. Just going to college is not enough these days. You need to network, intern and pick a major that will have job openings once you graduate. You may also be better off not spending a crazy amount of money on tuition, maybe stay at home instead of going away for school.