Learning for the sake of learning will not ensure you a successful and happy career. Choosing a specific path will not only determine what kind of postsecondary education options you have, it will also determine the industry you will work in, the kinds of jobs you can apply for and the overall direction of your professional life. This quiz can help you explore the different career cluster and career pathways available to you to help prepare you for college and your career.

Career planning quiz

Answer “yes” or “no” to the following questions:

  • 1.
    Do you get good grades in math?
  • 2.
    Do you find it easy working with technology?
  • 3.
    Have you ever cared for a sick pet?
  • 4.
    Do you like to tinker with electrical equipment?
  • 5.
    Do you like team sports?
  • 6.
    Do you enjoy working on crossword puzzles?
  • 7.
    Do you read scientific or technical magazines?
  • 8.
    Do you like visiting museums?
  • 9.
    Are you interested in science?
  • 10.
    Are you good at building things from scratch?
  • 11.
    Are you good at solving problems?
  • 12.
    Are you interested in insects, snakes, frogs, or other animals?
  • 13.
    Do you like to keep your things in order and organized?
  • 14.
    Do you enjoy video games?
  • 15.
    Do you like following a blue print to build things?
  • 16.
    Are you good at math?
  • 17.
    When you tackle a problem, do you stick with it until you find the answer?
  • 18.
    Do you like to play chess?
  • 19.
    When you are working, do you pay close attention to detail?
  • 20.
    Have you ever done volunteer work to help others?
  • 21.
    Do you work well in a team?
  • 22.
    Do you like working with computers?
  • 23.
    Do you enjoy games like chess that involve strategy?
  • 24.
    Do you pay attention to details?
  • 25.
    Do you enjoy laboratory work in chemistry or biology?
  • 26.
    Do you prefer to gather all the facts before making a decision?
  • 27.
    Do you like working with people?
  • 28.
    Do you like solving puzzles and brainteasers?
  • 29.
    Do you like to tinker with cars or small appliances?