The ‘monumental failure’ of today's colleges: Survey

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New grads: Unprepared for real world?

Colleges not preparing students for the workforce has been the perception for a long time—but now there's data to back that up.

A Gallup-Purdue University study describes a huge disconnect between what college presidents think students need to launch successful postgraduate careers and what the schools are actually delivering.

The survey, which involved more than 30,000 students, tackled topics such as internship experience, availability of mentors, enthusiastic teachers, special projects and extracurricular activities.

The biggest sticking point: Internships.