College Republicans' Video Ad Tells Depressing But True Story of Today's Graduates
Bert Atkinson Jr. | On 19, Sep 2012
With this incredibly poignant new video advertisement, the College Republican National Committee has really captured the sentiment that many college graduates are feeling. Please SHARE this video with your friends who want this economy to change, so that the up-and-coming educated youth of America can begin to excel.
Inundated by pressure and expectations, it is extremely difficult for the youth of America to live up to the standards of yesterday in today’s economy. The college graduates of previous years found success at much more reasonable rates than those of today. As the Economic Policy Institute points out, “At 16.4 percent, the March unemployment rate for workers under age 25 was twice as high as the national average.”
Think about it: why would a company hire a ‘green’ 22 or 23-year-old with no real experience when they can hire a recently laid off 35-year-old with fairly extensive experience?
Check out this graphic: