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College Degrees May Be Spurring an Epidemic of Underemployment

With a 46% underemployment rate, here’s another argument for a more balanced message at the 9-12 grades; a college degree is not a guarantee for employment. It seems skills not taught and not tested for an the SAT and ACT matter in the world of work.

College doesn’t seem to prepare students for real work
Why is underemployment among the young surging? One problem seems to be that college coursework simply isn’t adequately preparing students for their chosen careers. Both employers and underemployed workers seem to agree this is an issue.

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