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ENDNOTES (1) National data from NACE First Destinations Survey (2017). Median incomes were also comparable: $47,500 for College Track recent graduates compared to $48,044 nationally. (2) Some graduates are both employed full-time (5) They can be affordable with the right amount (9) Strada. Gallup annual survery of college of aid and scholarships, but this is not a systematic students and graduates. occurrence for our students so, on a case by case basis, we guide them away from financially (10) Mismatch, Fen 2017, Stephen Rose, Urban.org unsustainable situations. (11) College Track Social Mobility Report memo, (6) Our samples of recent graduates are still small, Dec 2018, Rebecca Gleit, Stanford University PhD enrollment of 13%. so we see considerable variation of this result from candidate. (3) We have current visibility (either via this year’s our survey within a year of college graduation, and in graduate school for a total graduate school survey or Linked-in) on 38 of the 40 class of 2016 who took our survey last year - assuming the two for whom we don’t know are unemployed: 70% are employed FT (up from 58%), 10% part-time, 15% in graduate school, and 5% still looking for employment. (4) https://www.urban.org/sites/default/files/ publication/86981/who_goes_to_graduate_scho ol_and_who_succeeds_1.pdf​ - 39% of bachelor’s degree holders enrolled in grad school within 4 years of college graduation and 37% of bachelor’s degree holder 25 years and older (ie a wider sample than our current CT graduates) have a year to year: last year, when the class of 2016 took 78% said they earned more than at least one parent, compared to only 60% this year. (7) NCES (2017), Status and Trends in the education of racial and ethnic groups. (8) Among recent graduates, the most popular majors are Social Science (21%), STEM (21%), Business (13%) and Psychology (11%). Nationally there are fewer Social Sciences (7%), more Business graduates (26%, this is the most popular major) and comparable STEM (20%) - The Economic Value of College Majors (2015), Georgetown CEW (p. 11). graduate degree. College Track Page 27