Factors Affecting Career Preferences of Senior High School Student

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Factors Affecting Career Preferences of Senior High School Students

An Undergraduate Thesis
Presented to the
Faculty of Asian Computer College-Mayapa
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Fourth Year Students

Presented By:
Aizel Hernandez
Benpar Lo Reyes
Jhose Mariz De Roca

January 2012
APPROVAL SHEET

In partial fulfillment of the requirements in Technical Writing, this thesis entitled “ Factors Affecting Career Preferences of Senior High School Student” has been prepared by Aizel Hernandez, Benpar Lo Reyes, and Jhose Mariz De Roca who are hereby recommended for oral defense.
____________________ _______________________ Date Mrs. Weng Dela Peña

Approved by the Panelist Committee:
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STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

We, as the student chose this topic because we are graduating student and we are now in the point of planning what career are we going to take. Still, we are undecided what course is suitable for us. We chose this because we want to know what are the factors that affects us to think what are we going to take.
The study aimed to determine the factors affecting career preferences of senior high school students. Specifically, it sought to answer the following sub problems:
a. What are the socio-demographic characteristics of the senior high school students in terms of:
 Sex
 Age
 Parents Educational Attainment
 Parents Occupation
 Size of Income
 Sibling Position
b. What are the top three expressed career choices of the students?
c. What are the preferences of students in choosing a career in college in terms of:
 Childhood

 Family/Relatives
 Peer/Friends
 Aspirations Values
 In-Demand Jobs
 School Guidance Counselor
d. What are the anticipated problems encountered in making their career choice?

HYPOTHESIS OF THE STUDY

The following hypotheses are formulated for acceptance or rejection of study:
The socio-demographic characteristics (such as sex, age, parents’ educational attainment, parents’ occupation, size of income, and sibling position) does not affect the career
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