Aptitude Research

The Pitfalls of Vocational Tests

Beware of Experts In What Color Is Your Parachute, author Richard Bolles’s cautions readers about the consequences of good and bad vocational testing. He tells the story of a man who was given the Strong Inventory by a counselor then told that according to the test results he had no mechanical aptitude; zip, nada. Traumatized, […]

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RoadTrip Nation

Avoiding Potholes in the Journey Each season, the PBS program RoadTrip Nation features several college students who drive a green RV across the United States. The students visit successful people in different fields and listen to their stories of how they achieved their dreams and goals despite obstacles. RoadTrip Nation helps students grappling with the […]

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