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Vassar College

33 Alums took the salary survey

Vassar Alumni Salary over Time

Vassar College Salary over time
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Vassar Salaries

$47,503Starting Annual Salary
$211,84210 Year Annual Salary

Said that Vassar contributed

36.36%75-100% to their career success
33.33%50-75% to their career success
6.06%25-50% to their career success
24.24%0-25% to their career success

Had the employment status

15.15%Self Employed
9.09%Top Management
39.39%White Collar workers
3.03%Pink Collar workers
0.00%Blue Collar workers
3.03%Entry Level employees
30.30%Unemployed.

Life Satisfaction

72.73%Are satisfied with their current job.
87.88%Said things are generally going well.
60.61%Are still in the field they majored in in college.

Reputation & Preparedness

Help from Reputation6.4
Preparedness for Real world6
Most Frequently mentioned Graduate Jobs
Consultant (5), Research (5), Manager (5), Writer (3), Performer (3),
% went on to Graduate or Professional Ed.
60.6%
... My Vassar education offered me absolutely no real world relevance to a world that is populated by human beings of both genders ...Read full comment
... Anyone who says it doesn't help your resume is dead wrong ...Read full comment
... In fact, these qualities are so unexpected in the 'real world'--especially among men--that I've noticed they pose an unintentional but distinct a...Read full comment
... I could look ahead to see what my career would demand and ask professors to help me get there (and find nearly all would enthusiastically help) ...Read full comment
... The professors have no idea what the "real world" is like and even squelch the ambitions of those students who wish to do anything else but "dow...Read full comment
... In fact, these qualities are so unexpected in the 'real world'--especially among men--that I've noticed they pose an unintentional but distinct a...Read full comment
... If you follow the career development office's instruction then medical school and law school placement will fall into your lap ...Read full comment
... I could never have completed my Vassar career without befriending the latter ...Read full comment
... The best way to sum it up was that it was a complete 180 to the real world ...Read full comment
... Busy professors will spend hours talking about an academic topic, career advice, or just hang out over coffee ...Read full comment
... But woefully inadequate at preparing anyone else for a career ...Read full comment
... Conversely, if you're a normal looking guy you will have the opportunity to hook up with girls you will never be able to get in the real world .....Read full comment
... " i hope these suckers fail in the real world, because that's what happens when you don't take any math and spend half your day playing fashion po...Read full comment
... The best way to sum it up was that it was a complete 180 to the real world ...Read full comment
... Other than these three there is absolutely nothing you need to take during your career ...Read full comment
... My education was well rounded and yet still prepared me for pursuing a career and PHD in the biomedical sciences ...Read full comment
... The experience at vassar is not a practical one; you do not leave vassar with anything that you can put on a resume that will win you a job ...Read full comment
... But subjective things aside, the math teachers are generally awful, as well; there's no math requirement whatsoever here, which seemed nice to pe...Read full comment
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