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Report: Grads With These Majors Are Most Likely to Be Underemployed

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When we think of college graduates and the paths they take after graduation, we typically assume they'll experience one of two end results: They'll either have a job or they'll be unemployed for a period. But there's also a third option, and one that's often forgotten when analyzing workforce trends -- and that's underemployment.

These are the grads who are working in positions that don't fully utilize their skills and abilities, and which often don't require a college degree. You may hear of underemployed college graduates in everyday life, like the cashier with a philosophy degree or the customer service agent with a bachelor's in economics. But how many underemployed college graduates are there?

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