FOCUS enables you to self-assess your career relevant personal qualities and explore career fields and major areas of study that are most compatible with your assessment results. Students who use FOCUS make better decisions about their goals and plans and learn how to self-manage their careers. Use FOCUS to help you – Choose or change your major and also to verify your preferences or early choice of a career field.
For more information on what the FOCUS assessment can do for you, see this presentation.
How do I access and complete FOCUS?
- Access FOCUS
- Your access code to create a new account is: ctc2748
How long does it take?
On average, FOCUS takes approximately 40 minutes. You can spend additional time researching different occupational choices and checking out the 300+ occupational videos!
Why use FOCUS?
Career planning with FOCUS leads to the following advantages for students:
While in college:
- More goal focused and motivated
- Higher academic achievement
- Fewer transfers and switching of majors
- Graduate on time
- Better entry job with higher income
- More satisfied, more productive in their career
- Less career change, faster advancement
By the time you’ve completed FOCUS, you’ll have received a great deal of information about yourself and about potential majors and careers. The best way to understand your results is to meet with a professional from The Career Center who will assist you with interpreting the information.
To schedule an appointment:
Call 770-528-4520 – Marietta, Austell, Paulding, or Mountain View campus.
Call 770-975-4063 – North Metro, Woodstock, or Appalachian campus.