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Good news for college graduates

Last updated September 3, 2014

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commencement-celebrationAccording to a story in The Wall Street Journal, this year’s college graduates are earning more than they expected to in their first jobs out of school. That doesn’t surprise John Barker, Furman’s director of Career Services, who was quoted in the story. While he won’t begin collecting detailed salary data from Furman’s 2014 graduates for another two months, Barker said anecdotal evidence suggests pay is up by about five percent and campus visits by employers increased 20 percent.

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