Recent College Grads

  • What Does A College Degree Really Get You In 2012?

    What Does A College Degree Really Get You In 2012?

    When Chelsea Schubart graduated from the University of Rhode Island last year, she seemed poised for success. She had racked up several academic honors, internships, and degrees in elementary education and psychology. But a year later, the 23-year-old resident is working two part-time jobs, one of them at her... Continue Reading

  • Recent College Grads Called 'Unprofessional'

    Recent College Grads Called 'Unprofessional'

    Recent college grads are not getting good grades on their post-graduate performance. In a recent survey, human resources and business professionals said they felt that half of all college grads don't exhibit professionalism at work, and the executives don't expect any change in the near future. The recent... Continue Reading

  • Poll Finds Recent College Grads Hit by Recession

    Poll Finds Recent College Grads Hit by Recession

    by GEOFF MULVIHILL A new survey of college graduates from the last five years finds that the Great Recession has hit them hard, forcing them into low-paying jobs often unrelated to their educations and leaving half of them expecting less financial success than their parents. Don't blame a spoiled... Continue Reading