Upon graduation, virtually all college students will confront the problem of the career choice，which is truly a tough choice. Students' opinions differ greatly on this issue. Some hold that priority should be given to take a job, but others take the attitude that going to a graduate school is the most critical factor influencing their future career choices.
As to myself, I prefer the latter view. A higher educational background exerts a tremendous fascination on a great number of people, with no exception to me. This phenomenon that the graduates have difficulties in finding job after their graduation can easily be found anywhere in our daily life, especially on campus. On the one hand, with the improved high education of Chinese college students which directly brought the result that there are more and more graduates every year.
On the contrary, job vacancies don’t increase that fast. More people, less food, which is the exact description of the hard condition. On the other hand, more and more people go on to pursue their master and doctor degree; more and more Chinese oversea students come back to China to hunt better working chances. It is sure that the competition is more and more fierce.
Therefore, it is high time that we took effective measures to improve our own competitiveness. That is the secret of success in the future employment market after our graduation.
Some students would prefer to become a postgraduate student after university and put off searching for a job for a while. By doing this, they can make themselves more marketable by gaining more qualifications.
For others, it is more important to become an employee than to continue their professional educational training. These graduates might find that becoming an independent person is more important. In addition, even for those graduates who think that a postgraduate degree is in their future, some believe that it is important to gain some work experience in the field before pursuing further education.
In my opinion, gaining some work experience after graduation would be better for me. Not only can I gain some independence, but I can also try out the field frist before investing in a postgraduate degree.
virtually [ˈvɜːtʃʊəlɪ] 事实上；几乎；模拟
influencing [ˈɪnflʊəns] 影响
fascination [ˌfæsɪˈneɪʃ ən] 魅力；魔力；着迷
graduation [ˌɡrædjʊˈeɪʃən] 毕业；毕业典礼
description [dɪˈskrɪpʃən] 描述，形容；类型；说明书
marketable [ˈmɑːkɪtəbəl] 可销售的,销路好的,市场的
postgraduate [pəʊstˈɡrædjʊɪt] 研究生的，研究生