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Important Life Skills

The most important life skill cited by both independent college graduates and public university graduates was solving problems and making effective decisions. However, many more independent college alumni than public university alumni cited the importance of relating to people of different backgrounds as extremely important (62 percent vs. 42 percent).
Survey Question: Please tell me how important each of the following has been in your life. (Rating a “5” on a 5-point scale with "1" meaning "not at all important" and "5" meaning you "extremely important.")
Source: Comparative Alumni Survey, 2003, Hardwick~Day



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