Education: The Job Outlook: Awful

Barbara Butler graduated from the University of Minnesota with a B.A. in humanities last December. She wanted to go to graduate school, but she had already borrowed money to finance her way through college and had to get a job so that she could begin paying her debt. The only employment she could find was as a clerk in a St. Paul dress shop. Last week, depressed by her work and unable to land a better job, she quit, gave up her apartment and moved in with relatives. "I'm not sure what I'm going...

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