Christopher Self hoped to put his trucking career behind him. Instead, it opened a door to a full-time job. Courtesy of Christopher Self hide caption

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Trucking Pays Off With Position For Recent Grad
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Driving Force Helps Grad Shift Gears, Land Job
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Dreaming Of New York, Hawaii Grad Heads East
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Grad Keeps On Trucking Despite Tough Job Market
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In Holding Pattern, Grad Is Waiting To Take Off
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Job Market Improves Slightly For New College Grads
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A Percussionist's Life: Beating The Drum For Gigs
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Dream Of TV Job Remains Elusive For Montana Grad
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Aspiring Writer Questions Value Of English Degree
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Accounting Grad Didn't Figure On Job Rejections
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