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8 Tips Every New College Grad Needs to Succeed

Tips for Succeeding in the Post-College World of Work

8. Your Job Doesn't Have to Relate to Your Degree

Only 54% of Americans work in an industry directly related to their college degree, according to a 2013 Salary.com poll. Yes that is sobering, but also a lesson in exploring all your options. If you limit your career to the most obvious choices, you risk missing out on something potentially spectacular.