Background of the studyEducation is the passport to the future. As we get older, knowledge is being constructed but it can never be replaced by anyone. The literacy of a person is one of the important things that anyone can possess. We are sent to school for us to gain more learnings and shape our ability and skills. A student is subjected to finish his/her studies, especially with flying colors. There are plenty of reasons why a student must finish his/her studies for there are so many places to go, food to eat and people to help. However, everybody has different perspectives on what a person could be in the future someday. Choosing the right career is one of the important things that a student must decide and serve as his path in taking his step towards his career. This could be equipped to determine the success of his life in the next stages. Through choosing a career anybody his desired job and portray his excellence in his skills that suits his capability. On the other hand, the Philippines is in miscellaneous crisis and one of the social issues is poverty and its people are confronted and aware of it thus it need passionate and determined workers in the industry.In January 2013, the Philippines has 7.1% unemployment rate, the highest in the countries from the Southeast Asian nations and from which are college graduates. (Pascual, 2014) Majority of the universities wasn’t being able to produce courses that are needed to be considered in the demand of the present economy. Since the graduates don’t possess the characteristics required by the industry due to the lack of a proper guidance that must be attained to choose the right courses in college that suites the student’s ability. Misfit graduates are one of the reasons why our country has high unemployment rate. This could be the wrong choice of course taken by the college students tend to improper guidance in choosing the right course.The Government used to find ways to lessen this problem in our society; to implement a K-12 program of the educational system, specifically in the Department of Education need to gain the accretion of graduates before they reach the college level. Senior High School is two years of specialized upper secondary education (Official Gaze, 2012) SHS is a preparation for a college level to explore and plan for their postsecondary career options whereas there are some factors that can affect and change the views of your perception in setting goals. Students may choose their specialization based on their skills and intellect capacity this would help the students to ensure and get into the right career served as a stepping stone to decide on their chosen career. Moreover, this is one of the objectives of the Department of Education to promote the students educational success and qualify the adequacy skills that are needed to the workforce of companies and institutions.This study aims to determine the factors that affect the career preferences of the select students in Valencia National High School.