“What can you say to reassure me, but more importantly my parents, that I will be able to sufficiently support myself after I graduate?” asked 20-year-old Jeremy Epstein of President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney at their Hofstra University debate. With this question, he put before the nation the worry of today’s college students, plus the reality of approximately half of recent graduates and all their families.
I put the question of how a college student can best be positioned to gain employment after graduation before two top academic career counselors. One of them serves “creative entrepreneurs” – undergrads who aspire to a career in the arts. The other heads the career services department at a top rated southern MBA program. In my latest article for U.S. News & World Report, I show you what they have to say.
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