More than three-quarters of public school teachers were women in What to Consider Before you embark on an intimate relationship, know the answers to these questions: That number was 29 percent by But perhaps women are also more motivated than men because the jobs they want are more likely to require a degree. Several theories have been put forth to explain this disparity, which is not by any means unique to the United States. College can be a great time to make these decisions in a supportive atmosphere. Deciding to become sexually active for the first time or beginning a new sexual relationship is an important decision. Starting with people born in the s, American women have been more likely to graduate from high school; starting with people born in the s, women have also graduated at higher rates than men. Please select a newsletter We respect your privacy. And while traditionally male jobs like manufacturing have been disappearing, traditionally female jobs like nursing are in high demand. This is the chart that got her thinking about that idea: What do you want? In a article for The Atlantic, Hanna Rosin pointed out that more women than men were graduating from college, and also that traditionally female jobs were on the rise. Knowing how to make the right choices will enhance that experience. Wilson says she has some friends who never dated or became sexually involved with anyone during college. They became doctors, lawyers, managers, engineers, and scientists. After she got out of that relationship, she needed time to figure out what she wanted.