According to the Gallup-Purdue Index in a report dated December 13, 2016 by Zac Auter and Stephanie Marken: While 52% of U.S. college graduates report visiting the career services office at least once during their undergraduate experience, they are equally likely to say their experience was “not at all helpful” (16%) as they are to say it was “very helpful” (16%). Overall, just under eight in 10 graduates who visited career services offices say it was very helpful, “helpful” or “somewhat helpful.”