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Best Advice Books For The Recent Grad

Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.


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Emanuel: City To Pay Stipend For Companies That Hire City College Grads

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to give new graduates of the City Colleges of Chicago a better shot at a job.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2012

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President Orders Changes To Student Loans

On Wednesday, President Barack Obama outlined measures intended to lighten the load on college grads, by lowering their payments. The help can’t come soon enough for some students.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

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Together Again: More College Grads Moving Back In With Parents

Parents love having their grown kids come home and visit, but what happens when they don’t just visit, they move back in? One recent poll shows a staggering 85% of college seniors plan to do just that after graduation.

CBS 2–07/27/2011

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Job Prospects Looking Up–A Bit–For College Grads

As recent college graduates continue to look for work amid the worst economic downturn in decades, there is some encouraging news among the grim unemployment numbers.

CBS Chicago–06/14/2011

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Job Market Improving For Recent College Grads

There is good news to report for college graduates on the job front.

WBBM Newsradio–04/26/2011