How to Determine Your Strengths & Use Them to Choose a College Major


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1. What does an aptitude test measure?

2. What types of things can a person do to research fields of interest before choosing a major?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of ways to learn about your strengths, as well as steps for using that knowledge to make a decision about your college major.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on your understanding of:

  • Shadowing
  • Aptitude tests
  • Ways to research your field of interest
  • Three steps to choosing a college major

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on choosing a college major
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about using your strengths to choose a major
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the three steps used for choosing a college major.

Additional Learning

Further information on choosing a major can be found in the lesson titled How to Determine Your Strengths & Use Them to Choose a College Major. The video lesson will also cover:

  • Tests used to identify personal strengths
  • How volunteering can be beneficial when building a resume
  • The relationship and difference between enjoyment of an area of interest and aptitude for an area of interest