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robjen
Posted: Sunday, December 9, 2018 2:52:30 AM
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I have seen this a lot in school ads.

(ex) Our graduates find jobs successfully related to their training in six months of graduation.

Does it mean they get their jobs before or after their graduation?

Thanks.
papo_308
Posted: Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:07:33 AM
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I think it means that they find jobs not later than six months after graduation.

thar
Posted: Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:48:22 AM

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It sounds wrong as it is. It should be 'within six months'.

And, yes, it means that you set a time period of six months after graduation. If you ask people at the end of that time, then x% have found a job.
Drag0nspeaker
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 12:48:28 AM

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Maybe it's American grammar.
Like thar, I'd say one of these.
Our graduates find jobs successfully related to their training within six months of graduation.
Our graduates find jobs successfully related to their training in the six months following graduation.


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