As the school year comes to a close, we'd like to salute the hard-working students of our area. Whether you're in high school, college, even middle or elementary school, we want to recognize the accomplishments of these fine young people in our community.
Good news for college students: the job market is starting to look a little brighter, with 5 percent more employment opportunities predicted for new college graduates this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the Michigan State University’s Collegiate Employment Research Institute.
The dream of many college graduates—to earn a good-enough starting salary to pay off student loans without being rendered homeless or forced into starvation—comes easier or harder depending on where they graduate.
With that in mind, which American colleges offer the worst possible opportunity for a earning a decent entry-level salary, and which offer the best?
For recent college graduates, the economic downturn and very, very slow recovery of the past few years have been brutal. But things may be looking up.
According to the Job Outlook 2013 survey, employers are on track to hire 13 percent more graduates from the class of 2013 than they did for those who walked away with their degrees in 2012.