19 May '11, 9pm

College Graduates Worry About Finding Jobs, Paying Loans: According to this New York Times article, recent colle...

College Graduates Worry About Finding Jobs, Paying Loans: According to this New York Times article, recent colle...

Throughout my childhood, I remember my parents saying, "You have to go to college to get a good job." Today, in the midst of an unstable economy and marked recession, it seems that just going to college might not be enough to obtain gainful employment . According to this New York Times article , recent college graduates are being negatively influenced by the recession as they struggle to find jobs that pay high enough salaries to allow them to move out of their parents' homes, pay off student loans, and gain financial independence. As a 22-year-old planning to graduate from college in 10 days, it looks like I'm going to be one of those hard-up young professionals. Gulp. While many of my classmates are facing the same anxieties as I am, others feel secure about their futures. Students majoring in career-specific subjects such as education and nursing are much more likely to...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/education/blog/college-is-great/

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Today’s college student has several student loan options including public, private and parent loans. A student can easily ...