MyPlan assessments can be taken for free using the KSU access code provided at www.kent.myplan.com. Assessments include a 1) Skills Profiler, 2) Interest Inventory, 3) Values Assessment, and 4) a Personality Test.
To make the most of completing an assessment, check "share results with a career advisor" when registering, then print out your results and meet with a Career Counselor who can help you interpret your feedback.
Login to Collage: A Kent State to Career Portfolio using your FlashLine user name and password. Here you will find a variety of exercises that will assist you with developing self-awareness and thinking about your major and career goals.
» Use the Quick Career Decision Maker to better understand the factors that are most important to you when making important decisions.
» Try Discover Your Decision Making Style to uncover your style and how to use it to your advantage.
The Career Maturity Inventory is a helpful way for students to gain personal insight into the process of and readiness for making career decisions. For more information and to take the assessment, visit the Career Maturity Inventory.
The Self Directed Search (SDS) is the world's most widely used career interest inventory. Whether you are looking for a college major, beginning a job search, or thinking about a career change, the SDS will provide valuable information about you and how your individual skills and interests are related to the world of work.
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is considered the most widely used personality assessment designed to measure preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. Although the MBTI has many practical applications, Career Services uses the results to show individuals what career environments would be best suited for them.
Card sorts like the Knowdell Values Card Sort are a quick and easy way for individuals to prioritize and categorize their skills and values in a way to that can aid in career decision making.