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When college grads can't find jobs, they often enroll in graduate schools and recent data indicate that more of them are applying to grad school this year than last.

As Meredith Cavin reports, as the country copes with a recession and increasing unemployment, many graduates, such as 2009 Georgetown University grad Canaan McCaslin, are eying additional education as their only option.

Cavin served as a Summer 2009 newsroom intern.

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