While most col­lege stu­dents grapple with con­cerns about their poten­tial employ­ment fol­lowing grad­u­a­tion, lib­eral arts majors often face par­tic­u­larly wor­ri­some odds. For­tu­nately, a recent study by the National Asso­ci­a­tion of Col­leges and Employers found that con­di­tions have cer­tainly improved, with more grad­u­ates holding a bachelor’s degree in com­mu­ni­ca­tions, visual and per­forming arts or related dis­ci­plines receiving job offers this year than in 2013.

How­ever, in an ultra-​​competitive job market, the pres­sure is still on for stu­dents to acquire the skills that com­pa­nies demand — and for schools to pro­vide them.

This urgency is espe­cially evi­dent from a new North­eastern Uni­ver­sity report, which revealed that a stag­gering 90% of exec­u­tives believe col­lege grads lack the most impor­tant skills required for success.

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