Did you graduate college in 2008?
According to a story from Vox the Class of 2008 had the misfortune of graduating right in the midst of the Great Recession. For example, they have higher unemployment and lower incomes than other college graduates.
Class of 2008 Unemployment Rate
Class of 2008 Salary
The situation is even worse if you were a social science or humanities major:
Check out the full story here.