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Articles for students
by Carol Christen

How Do I Learn: Provides a review of what your dominant learning style(s) may be, and will aid you in developing study techniques that may fit your learning style.

What Are My Values?: This is a values clarifying strategy that provides you with concepts that will assist in reviewing what is important to you. There are topical questions that will enhance your review of values and the role they play in your life.

Inner Heroes: Based on personality characteristics. Useful as a simple and insightful communications builder.

MicroSkills: MicroSkills is a tool that will aid you in discovering your functional transferable skills. It can greatly enhance self confidence when you realize that you already have skills that are useful in your personal life, and will be useful in a career.

Sample MicroSkills Results


Sample MicroSkills Results

Skills Selection Summary

These are the skills you selected.
Very Satisfying:
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Emotional Control
  • Precision
  • Serving
Moderately Satisfying:
  • Alertness
  • Using Facts
  • Using Experience
  • Investigating
  • Analyzing
  • Synthesizing
  • Treating
  • Cooperating
  • Understanding
  • Negotiating
Somewhat Satisfying:
  • Efficiency
  • Attending to Details
  • Following Procedures
  • Verifying
  • Record Keeping
  • Rapid Reaction
  • Stamina
  • Strength
  • Operating
  • Adjusting

  • Numerical Reasoning
  • Reading
  • Questioning
  • Explaining
  • Visualizing
  • Sound Discrimination
  • Color Discrimination
  • Shape Discrimination
  • Persuading
  • Confronting

Occupation Ratings

This rated list of Occupations is based on your MicroSkills responses. A rating of 30 or above is a good match.


Occ-U-Sort: Where your expectations meet the realities of labor market requirements with this reality check.

Information Gathering Information Gathering

Occupations: Over 2500 titles with clearly written and detailed descriptions.

Sample Career Description


Brief Occupations (English & Spanish): Short, one-page descriptions of occupations.

Job Search: A detailed overview of the job search process including creating resumes.

Taking Action Taking Action

Programs of Study: College majors and post-secondary training programs and schools offering them.

Sample Program data


Colleges and Universities & Short-term Training Find schools and training programs that fit your circumstances and requirements.

Sample School data


Financial Aid Guide: Tips on applying for scholarships and where to look for them.

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