Career Assessments - Resources to help identify career interests.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
- ASVAB Career Exploration Program- We offer this optional test at Chaparral once per year. Any student in grades 10, 11, or 12 is eligible to test. Our last exam was in January 2022.
- About the ASVAB
- The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a multiple-aptitude battery that measures developed abilities and helps predict future academic and occupational success.
- If students are looking towards pursuing a military pathway post-high school, ASVAB is required.
- It was originally funded by the Department of Labor before branches of the military started using it.
- Students do NOT need to pursue the military in order to take this test, and they will NOT be contacted by any recruiters unless they specify otherwise.
- After the results come in, we host a score interpretation. This is a great resource in helping students understand their results and increase their awareness of possible career paths.
- About the ASVAB
Best Major for the Right Career - What should I major in college and other important decisions?
- Research has shown that up to 80% of students entering college admit they are not certain what they want to major in, even if they have declared a major.
- Before graduation, over 50% of college students change their major at least once.
NCAA - Information on eligibility requirements and registration link.
5 Ways to Pick the Right College Major - Interesting article from US News and World Report
Choosing a Major - There are two reasons to choose a major: to prepare for a specific field or job, or to immerse yourself in a subject that fascinates you.
What are you into? Matches college majors with your interests
Military Academies - These institutions strive to provide more than just a high-quality education for their students. See where a military path could take you.