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Career Choices of North Dakota Adolescents: Major Influences

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dc.contributor.author Mullis, Ann
dc.contributor.author Mullis, Ron
dc.contributor.author Rathge, Richard
dc.rights North Dakota State University en
dc.title Career Choices of North Dakota Adolescents: Major Influences en
dc.type Article en
dc.source North Dakota Farm Research: Vol. 46, No. 01, pgs. 25-27 en
dc.description North Dakota high school students are pressured by their parents, peers and teachers on future career choices to make. The family, it's economic status, the number of members and it's composition characteristics and interactive style are influential in an adolescent's career choices. Teens formulate opinions of possible career choices based upon listening to their parent's career satisfaction levels. Adolescents are exposed to information concerning economic uncertainty. Those in rural areas know of the hardships of agriculture. The constant updating of information regarding adolescent carer expectations is needed as to better provide them with the best information available to decide on the best career choices. The details of a study given to determine these is given. The route chosen was a questionnaire. The results indicated differences in responses from urban and rural adolescents. Most viewed higher education as being necessary for achieving their career goals in the future. Parents were seen as being the most influential factor in a teen's career choice. Economic factors factored into this decision process, a;so.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-24T16:21:18Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-24T16:21:18Z
dc.date.issued 2009-09-24T16:21:18Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/6193
dc.date 1988 en

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