Recruit Advancement Research Institute conducted a survey "Advancement Census 2016" on the timing and process of career selection behavior in order to clarify the current state of career selection for high school students.Some of the findings have been released.

 The subjects of the survey were 2016 men and women nationwide who graduated from high school in 50000.The number of valid responses was 4424 (response rate 8.8%), of which 3051 were university graduates.The survey period is from March 2016th to April 3th, 18, and the survey method is by mail using a questionnaire.

 According to the survey, one in three college graduates intends to study abroad while in school, with liberal arts girls (3%), liberal arts boys (1%), science girls (42.0%), and science boys (31.8%). order.

 The reasons for wanting to study abroad are "I want to be able to speak in English (foreign language) (74.5%)" and "I want to broaden my horizons and ways of thinking (69.4%)". Compared to the previous survey in 2011, the only items that have increased consecutively from the previous survey (2013) to this time are "useful and advantageous at the time of employment" (boys +4.3, girls +0.9).It increased especially in science boys (+9.6).

 On the contrary, the reasons for not wanting to study abroad are "because the cost is high (43.9%)", "because I am not good at English (foreign language) (40.5%)", and "because I am worried about the security overseas (34.3%)".For girls, "because I am worried about overseas security" (+2011) and "because I do not want to work abroad in the future" (+2) increased twice in a row compared to 7.5.

 In addition, according to a survey on the career selection process, the average number of university applicants is about three. "3 school (1%)" was the most common, followed by "35.1 or more schools (5%)".
94.2% of university students participate in the open campus.It is said that the participation rate in the first year of high school has increased twice in a row from the previous survey (2011), and the overall trend is to accelerate.
When considering the school of choice, one in three students (3%) cited "low tuition fees", "the scholarship system is substantial" (1%), and "examination fees".
There is a discount system ”(19.4%) continued.In particular, it seems that science (36.1%) tends to place more importance on tuition than liberal arts (30.7%).

Reference: [Recruit Advancement Research Institute] Survey on career choices for high school students

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