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graduate

 [graj´oo-at]
1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

grad·u·ate

(grad'yū-ăt),
A vessel, usually of glass and suitably marked, used for measuring the volume of liquids; graduate cylinder.
[Mediev. L. graduatus, fr. L. gradus, step]

graduate

An obsolete term that dignified laboratory glassware with marks for measuring volume; it is still used in adjectival form, as in a graduated cylinder.

graduate

1. person who has received a degree from a university or college.
2. a measuring vessel marked by a series of lines.

graduate programs
educational programs for persons who already have their basic degree that entitles them to practice. Includes programs provided for persons attempting postgraduate research degrees, vocational diplomas and coursework masterates, and for refresher and update courses for professional veterinarians under the general heading of professional continuing education.
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Close to nine in 10 NUS fresh graduates secured employment within 6 months after final exams; Almost full employment for follow-up NUS graduates
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4% from the graduates of external scholarships and that graduates of internal scholarships are more employed in the private sector, in comparison to their colleagues of the external scholarships.
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While there are signs of growth in the business and financial services sector creating more opportunities for recent graduates, 2011's ongoing reduction in public sector employment is likely to affect graduates," it says.
Isabel Broer of Boston, a 2006 graduate of Shrewsbury High School and 2010 graduate of Columbia University, will teach in Denver.
Peter Hunt said: "The options for graduates to be entrepreneurial are more limited than people think.
In fact, Target just finished hiring scores of spring graduates as department managers, said Stephanie Kasberg, a Target store manager in Apple Valley who is also involved in campus recruiting.
A recent survey of program graduates showed that "learning new skills" had a significant impact on their experience and influenced their applying to the CDP program.
Our PRIVATE CONSOLIDATION loan program is one of the few consolidation products available to the growing number of graduates with privately insured student loans.