Thinking back to college, is there anything you would have done differently to be successful today?
What U.S. college students would have done differently to increase success 2012
This graph shows recent university graduates responses to a survey question about what they would have done differently with regards to their college education in order to improve their chances for success today. The survey was conducted in the United States in 2012. 37 percent of graduates surveyed said they would have been more careful about selecting their major or that they would have chosen a different major entirely.
Thinking back to college, is there anything you would have done differently to be successful today?
Share of graduates
Been more careful about selecting my major or chosen a different major37%
Done more internships or worked part-time29%
Would have started looking for work much sooner while still in college24%
Would have taken more classes to prepare for a career20%
Would have gone to a different college14%
Would not have gone to college3%
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What U.S. college students would have done differently to increase success 2012
This graph shows recent university graduates responses to a survey question about what they would have done differently with regards to their college education in order to improve their chances for success today. The survey was conducted in the United States in 2012. 37 percent of graduates surveyed said they would have been more careful about selecting their major or that they would have chosen a different major entirely.
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