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STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
QUESTIONNAIRE FOR FINAL YEAR STUDENTS
NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
M.R.C. Unit, London School of Economics,

Ref. No:

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Name:

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Address:

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College:

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New permanent address, if any:

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(If applicable)

Date of marriage

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Change of name

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Children - date of birth and sex

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IF YOU ARE NOT TAKING YOUR FINALS THIS SUMMER, please fill in pages 1-3 only and return the whole questionnaire to us with the remainder incomplete.

If not this year, when will you be taking your finals?

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IF YOU ARE TAKING YOUR FINALS THIS SUMMER, please answer all the questions.
HOW TO COMPLETE THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Write the answer in the space provided, or circle the appropriate number
COURSE

Are you still attending the college named above?

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please give details of what you are doing now, date of leaving college, and briefly the reason or reasons for leaving.

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In your first year we have recorded that you were studying for a teaching qualification, Main subject

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Have you changed your course?

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please give details: Main subject/s:

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please give details: Reasons for change:

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What official certificate examinations, excluding unofficial ones, have you already sat? Please give details of examinations, any resits and the results:
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In the case of any failed examinations or resits, were there any special circumstances, personal or other, to account for your poor performance?

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would you please say what they were:

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Have you had any difficulties with grants because of failure?

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could you please specify:

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GENERAL HEALTH

The last accident we have recorded for you was ... We have no accidents recorded for you for a long time. Have you had any accident since then/since you left school in which you were burnt or scalded, you broke a bone, you were badly cut or bruised, or injured by a chemical?

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What sort of injury (i.e. burn, cut, broken bone etc.) What part was hurt? When did it happen? Where was it treated? Who by? What sort of scar or trouble does it still give you? How did the accident happen? Where did it happen?
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The last hospital admission recorded for you was ... We have no hospital admissions recorded for you for a long time. Have you been in hospital as an impatient since you left school? since then?

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What hospital was it?

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When did you go in?

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What were you in hospital for?

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How long were you in hospital?

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What was the name of the doctor who looked after you?

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THE REST OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE IS ONLY FOR THOSE TAKING THEIR FINAL EXAMINATION THIS SUMMER. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
ONLY FOR THOSE TAKING FINALS THIS YEAR
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EMPLOYMENT

How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.

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Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.
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Promotion would depend on the quality of your work and not on seniority
Work which would demand considerable initiative
Your colleagues would be interesting and stimulating
You would be doing a socially useful job
There would be opportunities for travel on the job
Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.
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7 - Definitely not wanted

You would be very much your own boss
There would be good opportunities for promotion throughout your career
There would be good relations between all levels of staff
You would be able to increase the specialist knowledge gained in your course
Your work would have some social prestige attached to it
Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.
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7 - Definitely not wanted

Promotion would depend on merit and not on examination results
The ultimate salary prospects in the career would be good
Your salary would depend on the amount of work you put into the job and not on fixed amounts
You would be able to rise to a position of responsibility in a short time
You would have the opportunity of continuing with your studies as part of your work
Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.
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7 - Definitely not wanted

You would be able to use the knowledge gained in your course
It would be up to you to develop your work as you chose
You would be doing work which would have some standing in academic circles
There would be a congenial atmosphere in which to work
You would have opportunities to work in a field which was quite outside your previous experience
Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.
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It would be easy to get a job overseas in this field of work
Further full-time training would not be needed before starting this work
The work would be intellectually developing and stimulating
There would be security of employment
There would be plenty of opportunity to develop outside interests
Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.
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7 - Definitely not wanted

The starting salary would be good
The work would make full use of your capabilities
Your work would be of immediate benefit to others
You would be meeting a variety of different types of people
A job with long holidays
SECOND THOUGHTS

Given a second chance would you take a different course or training from your present one?

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What training or course would it be?

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Why did you not do this orginally?

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Given a second chance at your own college, would you study a different subject/s from your present one/s?

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What subject/s would you choose?

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Why did you not make this choice originally?

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GENERAL

Do you plan either straight away or later to take any further qualifications?

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please specify:

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In what ways did you find your college course (the work and practical experience) satisfactory?

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In what ways did you find your college course (the work and practical experience) unsatisfactory?

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Some students would prefer a course more vocationally biassed, some one that requires more intellectual stimulation with the study of one subject in depth - what are your views?

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Are there any other comments you would like to make about your course or life in the last 2 - 3 years - if there are, please do so - we are always most interested to have your own remarks and will treat them as entirely confidiential.

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THANK YOU VERY MUCH
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STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL
QUESTIONNAIRE FOR FINAL YEAR STUDENTS
NATIONAL SURVEY OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT
M.R.C. Unit, London School of Economics,
Ref. No:
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Name:
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Address:
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College:
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New permanent address, if any:
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Date of marriage
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Change of name
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Children - date of birth and sex
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IF YOU ARE NOT TAKING YOUR FINALS THIS SUMMER, please fill in pages 1-3 only and return the whole questionnaire to us with the remainder incomplete.
If not this year, when will you be taking your finals?
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IF YOU ARE TAKING YOUR FINALS THIS SUMMER, please answer all the questions.
HOW TO COMPLETE THIS QUESTIONNAIRE: Write the answer in the space provided, or circle the appropriate number

COURSE

Are you still attending the college named above?
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please give details of what you are doing now, date of leaving college, and briefly the reason or reasons for leaving.
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In your first year we have recorded that you were studying for a teaching qualification, Main subject
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Have you changed your course?
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please give details: Main subject/s:
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please give details: Reasons for change:
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What official certificate examinations, excluding unofficial ones, have you already sat? Please give details of examinations, any resits and the results:

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would you please say what they were:
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could you please specify:
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GENERAL HEALTH

The last accident we have recorded for you was ... We have no accidents recorded for you for a long time. Have you had any accident since then/since you left school in which you were burnt or scalded, you broke a bone, you were badly cut or bruised, or injured by a chemical?
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please give the following details about each accident, starting with the earliest

What sort of injury (i.e. burn, cut, broken bone etc.) What part was hurt? When did it happen? Where was it treated? Who by? What sort of scar or trouble does it still give you? How did the accident happen? Where did it happen?
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The last hospital admission recorded for you was ... We have no hospital admissions recorded for you for a long time. Have you been in hospital as an impatient since you left school? since then?
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What hospital was it?
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When did you go in?
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What were you in hospital for?
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How long were you in hospital?
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What was the name of the doctor who looked after you?
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THE REST OF THE QUESTIONNAIRE IS ONLY FOR THOSE TAKING THEIR FINAL EXAMINATION THIS SUMMER. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

EMPLOYMENT

How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: A developing go-ahead job
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Good starting salary
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Likely to give you opportunities for meeting interesting,stimulating people
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7: Likely to hinder you from meeting interesting, stimulating people
How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: A respected profession
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Great freedom to plan your own work
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Good ultimate salary prospects
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Using a subject you like in an interesting way
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Being involved in society in general
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Work for which you feel you have a definite vocation
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Work with good academic standing
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Promotion prospects not limited by examination results
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Work conducive to bringing out the best in you on the whole
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Intellectually stimulating work
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Good chances of getting additional salary allowances on the basis of good work
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: A job with high social status
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Type of work which you would like very much
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Plenty of scope for initiative
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Work which would remain interesting
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How do you picture the job you have got or think you will actually get (ignoring the ideal)? Ring only the number on each scale that you feel is most appropriate and answer these questions as quickly as you can, giving your first impressions: If you feel that the description at one or other end of the scale fits the job very closely, ring 1 or 7 as appropriate; If quite closely, ring 2 or 6 as appropriate; If only slightly, ring 3 or 5 as appropriate; Ring 4 is irrelevant.
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1: Broadening and maturing to one's personality
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Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.

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1 - Very important

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7 - Definitely not wanted

Promotion would depend on the quality of your work and not on seniority
Work which would demand considerable initiative
Your colleagues would be interesting and stimulating
You would be doing a socially useful job
There would be opportunities for travel on the job

Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.

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1 - Very important

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7 - Definitely not wanted

You would be very much your own boss
There would be good opportunities for promotion throughout your career
There would be good relations between all levels of staff
You would be able to increase the specialist knowledge gained in your course
Your work would have some social prestige attached to it

Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.

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1 - Very important

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7 - Definitely not wanted

Promotion would depend on merit and not on examination results
The ultimate salary prospects in the career would be good
Your salary would depend on the amount of work you put into the job and not on fixed amounts
You would be able to rise to a position of responsibility in a short time
You would have the opportunity of continuing with your studies as part of your work

Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.

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1 - Very important

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7 - Definitely not wanted

You would be able to use the knowledge gained in your course
It would be up to you to develop your work as you chose
You would be doing work which would have some standing in academic circles
There would be a congenial atmosphere in which to work
You would have opportunities to work in a field which was quite outside your previous experience

Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.

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1 - Very important

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7 - Definitely not wanted

It would be easy to get a job overseas in this field of work
Further full-time training would not be needed before starting this work
The work would be intellectually developing and stimulating
There would be security of employment
There would be plenty of opportunity to develop outside interests

Will you rate the items below on how important you yourself consider them in choosing your career? Bear in mind any financial commitments or other responsibilities which you have to take into account in your career plans. Please ring the appropriate number to show how important this item is for you.

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1 - Very important

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7 - Definitely not wanted

The starting salary would be good
The work would make full use of your capabilities
Your work would be of immediate benefit to others
You would be meeting a variety of different types of people
A job with long holidays

SECOND THOUGHTS

Given a second chance would you take a different course or training from your present one?
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What training or course would it be?
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Why did you not do this orginally?
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Given a second chance at your own college, would you study a different subject/s from your present one/s?
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What subject/s would you choose?
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Why did you not make this choice originally?
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GENERAL

Do you plan either straight away or later to take any further qualifications?
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please specify:
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In what ways did you find your college course (the work and practical experience) satisfactory?
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In what ways did you find your college course (the work and practical experience) unsatisfactory?
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Some students would prefer a course more vocationally biassed, some one that requires more intellectual stimulation with the study of one subject in depth - what are your views?
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Are there any other comments you would like to make about your course or life in the last 2 - 3 years - if there are, please do so - we are always most interested to have your own remarks and will treat them as entirely confidiential.
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THANK YOU VERY MUCH
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1966 Questionnaire for Final Year Students