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The 4 million graduates in the Class of 2020 face the worst employment market since the Great Depression.

In an economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, national joblessness hovers around 14.7 percent but the rate rises to 25.7 percent for those aged 20-24, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The downturn comes after a 3.7 percent unemployment rate in February, one of the lowest on record, CNN reported.

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