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Stats of our lives: The hopeless college try

The long employment odds stacked against newly minted college grads — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

56.3Percent 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

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

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

Source: AP