10 Best College Majors for Your Personality

10 Best College Majors for Your Personality


By choosing a major that fits their personality, 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 type and the 10 best majors that relate to it. This resource covers nearly 50 majors total for the six personality types: Realistic, Investigative, Artistic, Social, Enterprising, and Conventional. A self-assessment helps readers quickly determine their personality type. 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. 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. In a separate part, the author discusses why your personality is useful for choosing a major and gives key insights for making the major decision.

Table of contents

About This Book......Page 4
Table of Contents......Page 6
Introduction......Page 14
Part I: Your Personality and Your Major......Page 28
Part II: What`s Your Personality Type? Take an Assessment......Page 34
Part III: The Best Majors Lists......Page 44
Part IV: Descriptions of the Best College Majors for Your Personality......Page 104
Appendix A: Resources for Further Exploration......Page 296
Appendix B: Majors Sorted by Three-Letter Personality Code......Page 298
Appendix C: The Career Clusters and Pathways......Page 300
Appendix D: Definitions of Skills Used in Descriptions of Majors......Page 310
Index......Page 312


  • Author: Laurence Shatkin
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Jist Works
  • ISBN-10: 1593578636
  • ISBN-13: 9781593578633
  • Pages: 321
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 3.0M
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