Paying for College

Job Prospects for College Grads

We've all read the discouraging reports about how tough the economy has been on college graduates the past two years. Now, though, we have some statistical data that can help quantify the situation, especially for you parents of college seniors who will be hoping to latch on to employment after graduation.

Also, for those of you parents with high school seniors, you're probably wondering about your offspring's college-choice decision. Should you and s/he go into significant debt for a better school even if there's no guarantee of a better job at graduation? For college-senior parents, you're no doubt wondering if your past four or so years of sacrifice will justify your child's accomplishments in the job market. It's a difficult situation.

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