Many prospective college students are not sure what they want to major in at college or what careers would be good matches for them
once they finish their undergraduate degrees. A career assessment test can help you narrow down those majors and help you choose a career path that is compatible with your
Taking a career test is a little like playing "what do you want to be when you grow up?" with a
twist. The twist is that career tests can give you ideas about what you possibly should do rather than you simply pondering what you want to do. Here's how it works.
Career assessment tests, tools and quizzes are based on psychology and personality preferences. The theory is that
different personality types respond to questions in a different way. Your psychological type can be a predictor of a career choice that is a good fit for your
personality. These tests ask a series of questions that help match your personality with a career.
A personality test can give you an indication of which jobs match your personality type and which careers you may have an aptitude for. You do need
to remember that the test results are only an indicator and should not be relied on as an absolute assessment of which career or job is best for you.
Evaluating your goals and life style can provide insight into what types of jobs you are best suited for. You may also get some information on career
options that you hadn't even thought of before. If nothing else, you will gain information on potential majors and careers that you can explore to see if they really are a good
At Eller's College Connection we only use the more in-depth analysis provided by the
top rated assessment instrument, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. We use this assessment because it is known to be a reliable and effective tools for career assessment.