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The State of College Affairs, Part 1

In the chart above, the confidence amongst college graduates has steadily increased during the longest economic expansion in U.S. history. Yet, as said sentiment drops with each recession and economists now predict recession within the next twelve months, I’d posit that sentiment amongst college graduates is rolling over and will revisit the 2009 lows.

I will argue over the next several blog posts, that larger, more systemic and structural issues are the cause of a precipitous decline in sentiment amongst college graduates, which include the following:

Stay tuned for more details about this dynamic, complex and prescient educational issue.