Do your students know what Career they want to pursue after College? Do they have an idea of what major they will pursue that fits with their interests? If the answers to these questions are no they might want to consider taking one of the many great free tests available to assess what careers/majors they might want to pursue.
We have found three free resources they may want to check out:
- Career Fitter is a work personality test developed by psychologists to help people identify and learn about the careers that best suit their work personality. This test can help your students make sure they pursue the degree that will lead to the right job for their strengths and work style. Here is a link to the test: https://www.careerfitter.com/free_test/careerbuilder
- JobQuiz is a career aptitude test built for the modern-day job market. It takes about 12 minutes, evaluates hundreds of career possibilities, and allows your students to discover their perfect career. Here is a link to the test: http://www.jobquiz.com/
- Red Bull Wingfinder is a psychological self-assessment tool that helps discover the test takers to identify their strengths and provides advice and coaching on how to leverage these strengths. The Wingfinder assessment has been created by Red Bull together with an expert team of psychometricians and psychology professors from University College London andColumbia University New York and it’s based on more than 30 years of collective psychological research across thousands of studies involving more than 300,000 participants. Here is a link to the test: https://www.wingfinder.com/