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Is Ivy League Worth It?

Think that grads of top-tier colleges find and keep jobs faster than the rest of us? Kathleen Kingsbury dug into this for The Daily Beast and says, not so fast.

Today, with pragmatism trumping prestige, certain campuses have become the favorite hangouts of corporate headhunters-and many of them are not the gold-plated universities you might assume. (Some of them you've probably never even heard of.). ... A Daily Beast analysis unearthed surprising evidence that suggests certain low-profile colleges are high on the lists of America's corporate talent scouts.