January 11, 2013
The Biggest Myth About College Graduates and the Recession: Busted

Job prospects for young four-year college grads did dim a bit after 2007, but not terribly. Their overall employment rate dropped just a few percentage points and in response, slightly more young adults returned to school than might otherwise have decided to. There’s no sign that many more bachelor’s holders ended up working dead end jobs just to pay the bills.   
Read more. [Image: Pew Charitable Trust’s Economic Mobility Project]

The Biggest Myth About College Graduates and the Recession: Busted

Job prospects for young four-year college grads did dim a bit after 2007, but not terribly. Their overall employment rate dropped just a few percentage points and in response, slightly more young adults returned to school than might otherwise have decided to. There’s no sign that many more bachelor’s holders ended up working dead end jobs just to pay the bills.   

Read more. [Image: Pew Charitable Trust’s Economic Mobility Project]

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