Sunday, November 18, 2012

Statistics: Consequences of a College Education

  1. 53.6% of U.S. college grads under 25 are jobless or underemployed.
  2. 8.5% of national unemployment rate when Class of 2012 graduated.
  3. 49% of 18 to 34-year-olds take a job they don't want so as to be able to pay bills.
  4. 24% of them have taken an unpaid job to gain work exprience.
  5. 35% have gone back to school to because of America's poor economy.
  6. 24% have moved back in with their parents after living along after graduation.
  7. 30% of graduates consider thier job a career.
  8. 19% are working part-time but want full-time jobs.
  9. 50% of all jobs are found through family, frineds or colleagues.
  10. 32% of college graduated have debt.
  11. $20,457 national average of student debt.
  12. $44,442 is the average starting salary.

    source: National Association of Colleges and Employers salary survey, April 2012;
    Pew Research Center college graduation, February and May 2012.


Saturday, November 17, 2012

It is a dirty business ....

"It is a dirty business, but someone has to do it."  Who could have said that to Stephen and and why would they say that? 

Betteye B. said that to me.  It is significance when you know that Betteye and Paul B. are career CIA.

Sleep well, if you can.