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The college class of 2020, like every other one before and after, eagerly anticipated entering the workforce. Just a few month before spring graduation, however, the pandemic began, and the workplace has yet to fully recover.

The National Association of Colleges and Employers recently analyzed what happened to the class, examining what should have been the initial step into professional life for many new graduates. This research provides a baseline for assessing how graduates at all degree levels fared within six months of graduation.

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