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5 best career tests for school students

Updated: Jul 1, 2023

Deciding what to study at a university and choosing a career path while you are still a school student can be a complicated and overwhelming experience.

It's important to listen to your own feelings and take time to explore what you are genuinely interested in, not allowing other people's opinions, stereotypes and preconceptions to influence you or sway your decisions. What might be helpful at this point is to take a career test to better understand your own personality type and a whole variety of options that exist for you out there.

Here's our top choice of free career tests and quizzes:

Keirsey Temperament Aptitude Sorter

The Keirsey Temperament Sorter allows you to discover your temperament style based on the typology developed by a psychologist Dr. David Keirsey. This test defines four basic temperaments (the Artisan, the Guardian, the Idealist, and the Rational) and helps get a better idea of which professions/pursuits better suit your particular personality.

CareerExplorer Career Test

CareerExplorer Career Test isn't your ordinary career quiz. It uses advanced machine learning, psychometrics, and career satisfaction data to determine one’s personality type as accurately as possible and match it with some of more than 1500 careers.

What Career Is Right For Me? Career Test

This career test from Team Technology is based on the research conducted with 17,000 people and helps to determine which careers would better match your psychological profile (the free version includes 70 careers).

O*NET Interests Profiler

This American test (it’s sponsored by the U.S. government’s Department of Labour) is another helpful tool that allows you to find out which career options (it divides work-related interests and activities into categories: realistic, investigative, social, enterprising, conventional, and artistic) are better suited to things that you are interested in most.

The Princeton Review Career Quiz

A pretty short American test for university applicants and students. It includes 24 questions and recommends careers based on your personal interests and inclinations.

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