Goodbye study sessions, dorm food and lecture halls. Real life awaits.
For Jessica Granofsky, 23, however, that means moving back home.
Granofsky graduated from college last year and now works full time as a communications coordinator in the Toronto office of a San Francisco-based start-up. Although she says she earns a good salary and even makes more than many of her friends, she also owes $40,000 Canadian (about US$30,300) in student debt.
“It influences every decision I make,” she said.
Those armed with a newly minted college diploma will enter a U.S. job market with unemployment near the lowest level in 50 years and job prospects up significantly from just last year.
Starting salaries are also higher. In 2018, college grads earned an overall average of $51,022, according to a survey by the…