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Questions and Answers: How Carrington’s Free “Career Training Readiness Quiz” Can Help You Discover Your Potential, Take Next Steps

February 26, 2021
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What do you want your life to look like one year, three years, or five years from now?


If you could pursue the career of your dreams, what education and career training would you need to turn that dream into reality?


What could you do today to move one step closer to your goal?


While these questions can sometimes seem overwhelming, taking the time to answer them can be an essential first step in discovering important information that can change your life.


That’s why Carrington offers a fun, fast, free online Career Training Readiness Quiz. It’s a valuable resource that can help you discover your full potential by identifying your interests and strengths, social style, personal strengths and goals. It can also help you zero in on the career training and programs that are best suited for you and help you identify and assess any obstacles that might interfere with taking your next steps.


In about five minutes, the quiz provides a valuable, customized overview that can help you make more informed, thoughtful decisions about your future. It focuses on several key categories that, when reviewed together, provide a comprehensive look at your aptitudes and interests.


Among the categories featured in the Career Training Readiness Quiz:


Program Selection

After checking out the Carrington College website and reviewing which programs are available at the campus near you, which ones most interest you? This section of the quiz helps you identify those programs.


Your Current Situation

Before you decide where you’re going, it’s helpful to take a good look at where you currently are. Your answers to this section of the quiz reveal a lot about your motivation and how committed you are to making big changes in your life. This section also helps you answer an important question: If nothing in your life changed over the next year, how satisfied would you be?


Your Goals for the Future

What’s your motivation for seeking education and career training? More money? Job security? Pride in doing a job you know makes a real difference in the lives of others? This section will help you identify your goals and your reasons for pursuing the training you’ll need for your new career.


Your Social Style

Understanding your social style can help you identify potential careers you may have never considered but might excel in. Are you cooperative or competitive? Reserved or outgoing? Serious or friendly? The answers to these and other questions can help you identify a potential career path and program that’s right for you.


School Match

This section of the quiz asks six true/false questions that will help you determine whether Carrington College could be a good fit for you, based your learning style, schedule, etc.



Success doesn’t happen by accident. It requires focus, planning and attention to detail. Once you figure out your “why,” the next step is figuring out the “how.” This section helps you identify any practical, day-to-day considerations you may need to consider when planning to begin a program, such as transportation, managing child care, etc.


Your Support System

This section helps your set yourself up for success by assessing what kind of support you’re likely to need or want when beginning a program. Some students need moral support to help them stay motivated and focused. Others require financial support to help cover the costs of tuition and other living expenses. Still others need practical support to help with things like transportation and child care.


Once you complete the quiz, you’ll immediately receive your personalized Career Training Readiness Report, which summarizes and analyzes your answers, providing a context and overview that can be valuable in planning your next steps.You’ll then have the option to schedule a free, personalized Career Planning Session with a friendly Carrington Enrollment Services Representative, who can answer your questions and provide detailed program and scheduling information.


Would you like to schedule a tour of your nearby Carrington College campus? Interested in program start dates? Want to learn about scholarship and financial aid opportunities? This meeting is the time to make it happen.


So what are you waiting for? Take Our Career Quiz today. As novelist and poet George Eliot once said: “It’s never too late to be who you might have been.”

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