Information Brief 2013-24
Strength of Career Interests by Race/Ethnicity 2013
Among ACT-tested 2013 high school graduates, African American and Hispanic students are more certain of their career intentions than White and Asian Students.1 African American students have particularly strong career intentions—45% of African American students in the Class of 2013 indicated that they are “very sure” of their career choice.
Strength of Career Intentions by Race/Ethnicity
|Race/Ethnicity||Very Sure||Fairly Sure||Not Sure|
Note: Based on data from 1,531,935 ACT-tested 2013 high school graduates who reported strength of career intentions. Approximately 5% did not indicate strength of their career choice.
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