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Recent College Graduates Struggle To Achieve Financial Independence (INFOGRAPHIC)

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Most recent college graduates are struggling to achieve financial independence, according to an infographic by Credit Sesame.
Most recent college graduates are struggling to achieve financial independence, according to an infographic by Credit Sesame.

Trapped in a dismal job market, recent college graduates are struggling to make it on their own.

Only 31 percent of recent college graduates say they are making a reasonable salary for their industry, and 17 percent of them financially depend on their parents, according to Credit Sesame, an online financial management tool.

A full 2 percent of recent college graduates are working in unpaid internships, and only 40 percent of them are working full-time in the field that they studied.

These statistics are found in the infographic below, which illustrates the cost of being a recent college graduate.

Are you a recent college graduate struggling to make ends meet? Let us know.

Infographic: The Cost of Living for New College Graduates Provided by CreditSesame.com

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