Career Choices in Early Adulthood


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Lisa is currently twenty-two years old and is focused on landing her first 'real' job after graduating from college and moving out of her parents' house into her own apartment. Lisa is in which of the following stages of her life?

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1. Why should career couples carefully weigh career decisions together?

2. Janet is considering going to college to increase her chances of future employment. Which of the following facts might her high school guidance counselor share with her?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many factors that affect a person's career choices in early adulthood, and this quiz/worksheet will help test your understanding of these factors. You will be tested on your knowledge of the roles of spouses and college in the choices.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Early adulthood definition
  • A couple's standard of living when one person is working
  • Couple's standard of living when both people are employed
  • Career couple's decision making
  • Good jobs that do not require a degree

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related early adulthood career lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of choosing careers and its connection to factors like gender roles and college degrees
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how decision making methods can affect early adulthood career choices

Additional Learning

To learn about early adulthood career choices, review the corresponding lesson on the Factors Affecting Career Choices in Early Adulthood. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define early adulthood
  • Understand the positives and negatives of independence from parents
  • Discover how standards of living can be affected by career choices.
  • Learn how education can provide more opportunities