If you're a high school graduate/dropout that's not in college or a high school student that's not going to college... I'm doing a paper in my English course on why students don't go into college straight out of high school. I've come up with a short survey and I hope a few of you can fill it out and hook me up with some valid support for this paper. You can copy and paste and fill out the survey here or if you don't want your business all over the boards, e-mail your answers to firstname.lastname@example.org In the paper all names will be left anonymous. 1. Age: 2. Sex: 3. Year of high school graduation (if any): 4. Race: a. White b. Black (American/other) c. Latin (Hispanic/South American) d. Asian (East Asian/Indian) e. Other ________ 5. What is your level of education? a. In high school b. High school dropout, no GED c. High school dropout, pursuing GED d. High school dropout with GED e. High school graduate 6. What were your grades like in High School? a. Mainly failing b. Barely passing c. C average d. B average e. A average/Honor/AP student 7. How would you describe your total household income? a. Relatively poor b. Maintaining c. Middle class d. Well off e. Rich 8. What would best help you achieve your career goals? a. Don't know yet b. No diploma c. High School diploma/G.E.D. d. Vocational/Tech School e. Community College/2-year diploma f. 4-year College diploma g. Graduate School or Higher 9. Do you plan on going to college? a. Never b. Maybe c. As a last resort d. After a short time off e. As an adult 10. Is the military a choice for your future? (not including possible draft) a. Absolutely not b. Doubtful c. Maybe, if other things don't work out d. Probably e. Absolutely 11. Do you have a child? a. No b. Yes c. One's on the way --If you answered b or c on question 11, was the child planned or unplanned? a. Unplanned b. Planned 12. Are you married? a. No b. Yes c. Engaged 13. (optional) In a sentence or two, why did you choose not to go to college right away? --Thanks to anyone who takes this seriously and helps out.