Career Choices of Senior High School Academic Track Graduates in Sorsogon City
This study would like to take a step in defining the career tracks and available career choices for SHS students and provide a better understanding of career decision-making that may provide meaningful outcomes for developing the careers of the future graduates of the K-12 Program. The descriptive-evaluative method of research utilizing survey and interview were used to determine the career choices and the factors that influence the choices of 170 academic track graduates in 11 public and 11 private senior high schools in Sorsogon City. Statistical tools used were frequency count, percentage, and rank. Findings showed that the majority of the graduates preferred higher education over employment, entrepreneurship, and middle-level skills development. Academic considerations had the most impact on the graduates who chose higher education exit. Therefore, the career guide was developed to help the students in choosing the right career path.