The unemployment rate for recent college graduates is higher than the general public’s. Here’s how to avoid joining that majority.
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It has long been the case statistically that those who earned a university degree made more money over their lifetime than individuals who did not complete college. For the most part, college was one of the best investments of time, energy and money a young professional could make. Today, however, that is becoming less and less the case.
Part of the reason for the diminishing return is the meteoric rise of college tuition prices. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and adjusted for inflation, the cost of tuition from 1995-’96…