It’s common knowledge that the recession has hurt job prospects for college graduates. But a new study has found that when graduates do find work, their jobs often have little to do with their college studies, or don’t require degrees at all.

A report by Rutgers University, “Unfulfilled Expectations: Recent College Graduates Struggle in a Troubled Economy,” says that 53 percent of college graduates from 2006 to 2010 have full-time jobs, while 21 percent are in graduate school, 12 percent are working part time, and 9 percent are unemployed.

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