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College graduates struggling in today’s economy

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It seems college just isn’t worth what it used to be.

A survey found that 41 percent of college graduates from the last two years are stuck in jobs that don’t require a degree.

In addition to the 41 percent of grads who are underemployed, 11 percent said they are unemployed.

Of those, 7 percent of those surveyed haven’t had a job since graduating.

Nearly two-thirds said they would need additional training in order to start their chosen career.

Many new graduates say they are planning on heading back to school.

The survey found that nearly 42 percent of students are preparing to go to graduate school.