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The hopeless college try
The long employment odds stacked against newly minted college grads — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
CC BY: Jason Bache

56.3
Percent of 2011 college graduates under age 25 who were jobless or scraping by last year with work that doesn't require a bachelor's degree

11
Years since that jobless/underemployment rate was last this high

3
Number of the 30 occupations with the most projected job growth that require a bachelor's degree or higher

Source: AP

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