High School Students’ Uncertainty About Careers

A recent report found that more high school students are opting out of or delaying college or university plans.

A significant number of students feel unprepared for higher education due to the following reasons:

  • The gap between formal education and career exposure leads to a shortage of knowledge about different careers.
  • Students’ uncertainty about their potential and capabilities.
  • Gender inequality in college and career paths.

This situation highlights the importance of early career education for empowering students to explore their strengths and develop essential skills.

Families are crucial in guiding students to identify their strengths and fostering necessary skills through internships, job shadowing, hands-on projects, and mentorship.

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