Have you been strong-armed into going to any graduation parties yet? If so, you may have brought a gift . . . maybe a card, and some cash . . . but what some graduates need is . . . DIRECTION.
In a new poll, 34% of graduates say they have no idea what they're going to do for their career. That includes both high school AND college graduates. And 41% say they don't have a job lined up yet.
62% of graduates say they'd be interested in attending college . . . and again, that includes college "graduates" who already have a degree. (Technically, that might include people who previously planned to continue their schooling, whether it's an advanced degree or something different.)
But it sounds like we could do a better job preparing kids to do . . . something . . .
70% of students say colleges have a responsibility to prepare them for the challenges in settling into a career . . . and 69% of people who attended college said they'd be interested in SWITCHING to a field that's unrelated to the one they originally wanted to pursue.
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