10 Best College Majors For Your Personality

10 Best College Majors For Your Personality


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By choosing a major that fits their personalities, college students may improve their career certainty, graduation rates, and even school involvement and satisfaction, according to research. With this best-selling book, students discover their personality types and the 10 best majors that relate to them.

This updated resource covers nearly 50 majors for the six personality types: realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising, and conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality types. Next, more than 90 best majors lists reveal the 10 best majors overall for each personality type, plus many must-know facts and figures not found elsewhere. Other best majors lists for each personality type include the best majors ranked by potential pay and growth of their related occupations; best majors at the bachelor’s and higher degree levels; and best majors for men, for women, for part-time jobs, or for self-employment. Bonus lists reveal the best majors for introverts, extroverts, persistent people, stress-tolerant people, detail-oriented people, innovators, and analytical thinkers.

The college majors are organized by personality type and described in an easy-to-digest format with information on typical sequences of high school and college courses, specializations in the major, related Classification of Instructional Programs, full descriptions of related jobs, earnings, growth, openings, verbal and math skill ratings, and other helpful details.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • The only book that focuses on connecting the proven theory of personality type to the college major choice.
  • Includes unique best majors lists.
  • Demystifies college major choice by matching who you are with what to major in.
  • Saves immense amounts time and money by putting readers on the right path of study.
  • Provides a quick assessment to help you discover your dominant personality type.
  • Gives more than 90 “best majors” lists in the most engaging section of the book.
  • Is a rich source of facts on the majors and related careers that are the best fit for each personality.
  • Provides a cornucopia of current information for good career decision-making in a useful, interesting format.
  • Handy printed tabs help readers easily find the descriptions of majors by personality type.
  • 2nd Edition
Author: Laurence Shatkin
Audience: High (9-12)
Grade Level: 9-12
Age Range: 14-18
Format: Paperback
Page Number: 304
ISBN: 9781593578633
Publisher: Jist
Release Date: June 1, 2011
Language: English
Product Type: Manual
Topic: College & Career