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