Students can schedule an appointment to take assess their interests, skills, personalities and values to help determine a program of study that fits with their approach to learning and long-term career goals. Assessments available include:
Strong Interest Inventory®
The Strong Interest Inventory measures your level of interests in occupational areas, activities, school subjects and work environment. The assessment is based on the idea that there are six types of people and six corresponding types of environments. The more similar you are to the environment in which you work, the more likely you are to be satisfied and productive. Your answers are compared to the answers of thousands of satisfied individuals in 120 occupations.
$15; 291 items; 30 minutes; 14 page report
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator identifies an individual’s basic type preferences. Your type suggests what kind of work may be satisfying and the style in which you may want to do your job.
$15; 93 items; 25 minutes; 2 page report
Work/Life Values Checklist
The Work/Life Values Checklist helps you to gain a sense of the values that are critical to your career development so you can make satisfying choices.
$10; 38 items; 15 minutes
Career Liftoff Interest Inventory
The Career Liftoff Interest Inventory assesses interests and compares them to the interest profiles of various career fields. Results are provided on the six occupational themes based on John Holland’s Theory of Career Development.
Free; 240 items; 30 minutes; 6 page report
Make an appointment with a counselor in Academic & Career Planning to discuss your needs and receive access information for the assessments. A follow-up meeting will be scheduled to review results of assessments taken.
Any applicable fees may be paid by cash or check to Meredith College.
Academic & Career Planning
2nd Floor, Park Center
Phone: (919) 760-8341