Are you wondering, “What will I do when I grow up? What subjects will I study in high school? College? What kind of work will I do?”
Middle school is a good time to begin asking these questions. It is a good time to explore . . . to learn about jobs and school options. And, it can be fun and interesting!
It also begins to get serious. For example, many students are asked to choose a “Career Pathway”. This choice is often made in the 8th grade. You and your parents will want to learn about this and make a good decision.
The Career Key can help you. I recommend,
You can also identify the career pathways, college majors and training programs that fit your personality and interests.
You get full and accurate information about each occupation, and download a 4-page booklet that explains the results.
5 Steps to Choosing the Right Career Cluster, Field, or Pathway, our e-book, is the only science-based source for matching Holland personality types to career pathways.
How to Choose a Major or Training Program In this article you learn how to make this match following a 4-step process. A close personality-major match is vital. It is one of the predictors of academic success and satisfaction - grades earned and graduation (more . . .). The companion e-book, Match Up! Your Personality to College Majors, links the Holland personality types to all 1300+ college majors and training programs.
“Match Up! encourages a learner-centered interaction between understanding one's key personality types and occupational and training information… [It] will be of great use to students and counselors who need to provide a list of options related to personality in a quick manner... It is a great resource that provides solid information necessary for making effective career decisions.” Read more.
Lawrence K. Jones, Ph.D., NCC President, Career Key.