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Penn State, Public Schools Outscore Ivies in Jobs Survey

Postby Sam's Drunk Dog on Wed Jan 29, 2014 2:37 pm ... st+Popular

Employment recruiters say that public universities are producing the most prepared and well-rounded prospects for entry-level jobs, with better life skills to fit in to their corporate cultures and prosper, according to a survey of 479 recruiters by the Wall Street Journal.

Why not Harvard? Many recent Crimson grads are only dabbling in the job market before achieving higher degrees, Harvard economics professor Claudia Goldin told the newspaper -- a fact job recruiters have noted.

1. Penn State
2. Texas A&M
3. University of Illinois
4. Purdue
5. Arizona State
6. University of Michigan
7. Georgia Tech
8. Maryland
9. Florida
10. Carnegie Mellon
11. Brigham Young
12. Ohio State
13. Virginia Tech
14. Cornell
15. UCal-Berkeley
16. Wisconsin
17. UCLA
18. Texas Tech
19. (tie) NC State, Virginia
21. Rutgers
22. Notre Dame
23. MIT
24. USC
25. (tie) Washington State
25. North Carolina-Chapel Hill

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