Origin of college
Examples from the Web for postcollege
Contemporary Examples of postcollege
Her first postcollege job was at Newsweek as a “mail girl” in 1962.Nora Ephron, Dead at 71, Remembered for Wit and Wisdom
June 27, 2012
Word Origin for college
"body of scholars and students within a university," late 14c., from Old French college "collegiate body" (14c.), from Latin collegium "community, society, guild," literally "association of collegae" (see colleague). At first meaning any corporate group, the sense of "academic institution" attested from 1560s became the principal sense in 19c. via use at Oxford and Cambridge.