VIDEO REPORT: Is it Worth it? The Cost of a College Diploma

By: Michael Stevens Email
By: Michael Stevens Email

Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013 -- 11:32 p.m.

A new study released by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP) reveals 48% of recent college graduates are working in jobs that don't require a college diploma. While 38% of people surveyed are working in jobs that don't require a high school diploma.

Monday, at UW-Madison over a thousand students showed up to a career and internship fair on campus. It was to meet potential employers face to face and distribute resumes. Organizers say the Spring and Fall event has grown in recent years.

Jordan Bowe, a Senior at UW-Madison says, she's using the fair to prepare and get ahead. In hopes of meeting potential employers early, and line up a job after graduation.

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