Grads Enter Uncertain Job Market

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  • 1. 
    The main idea of this story is that
    • A. 

      A college career center is a crossroads between college and the real world.

    • B. 

      In some fields, salaries have increased in the past year.

    • C. 

      Between 1999 and 2003, the job market changed dramatically.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following things did not happen in the four years that the class of 2003 was in college?
    • A. 

      Salaries in chemical engineering increased.

    • B. 

      The number of teaching jobs increased.

    • C. 

      The number of jobs with benefits decreased.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following majors has the best job prospects, according to the story?
    • A. 

      Information systems management

    • B. 

      Accounting

    • C. 

      Computer science

  • 4. 
    Freshly minted means
    • A. 

      New

    • B. 

      One of a kind

    • C. 

      Plant-like

  • 5. 
    Prospects means
    • A. 

      Opportunities

    • B. 

      Applications

    • C. 

      Skills

  • 6. 
    Internship  means
    • A. 

      A low-paying summer job

    • B. 

      Supervised work experience in one’s chosen occupation

    • C. 

      Experience studying overseas

  • 7. 
    Shaky means
    • A. 

      Insecure

    • B. 

      Weak

    • C. 

      Old

  • 8. 
    What does Cheryl Allmen-Vinnidge mean when she says students have “done their homework”?
    • A. 

      They have gone to summer school.

    • B. 

      They have majored in accounting.

    • C. 

      They have spent time preparing themselves to find a job.

  • 9. 
    The purpose of a college career center is probably to
    • A. 

      Prepare students to find jobs after they graduate.

    • B. 

      Help high school students get accepted to college.

    • C. 

      Find jobs for students while they are in school.

  • 10. 
    “To some students, a degree may not be a ticket to instant wealth.” This sentence means
    • A. 

      Having a college degree does not qualify someone for travel discounts.

    • B. 

      A college degree does not guarantee that a person will find a high-paying job.

    • C. 

      Most students with degrees will be able to find jobs.

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