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Seattle Weekly: Don't Brood: It Still Pays to Go to College

The recession and high national unemployment rates make life after college look worse than college itself, often leaving new graduates overqualified and underemployed.

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But a new study by the Pew Charitable Trust's Economic Mobility Project would seem to dispel that skepticism, and confirm what high school counselors have been saying all along: It pays to go to college.

The report, based off a 2003-2011 Current Population Survey, says recent college grads age 21 through 24 experienced higher employment rates than their counterparts with high school and associate's degrees.

Read the full article at blogs.seattleweekly.com.

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