Young & Jobless

With youth unemployment at 12%, this year's graduates have to be flexible about their futures

With two weeks to go before graduation ceremonies at the University of Washington, even a rare sunny afternoon in Seattle isn't enough to lighten Julia Kusian's mood. Kusian is coming to realize that a B.A. in psychology won't get her very far in this job market. While other students are playing Frisbee or napping on the lawn, Kusian, 21, has been handing out resumes all over town and getting rejected for even simple bartending or hostess positions, which she needs to tide her over while she prepares to apply to grad schools. "If I thought I could get a good job...

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