Misperception 9 - There are career assessments and experts who can tell me what to do with the rest of my life by telling me what career is perfect for me.

Career Wisdom: You know yourself best. The only expert on what is works for you is you! There are several individuals and resources you can use for support, but in the end, you make your own decisions.  FACT: A Career Assessment is a tool, not an answer. Educational and Career Counselors use assessments to help you identify interests, personality preferences, learning styles, and decision making patterns to generate occupational choices. Assessment tests can provide you with additional information but no test can tell you what to do with your life or serve up the "perfect" career match. No assessment or expert will know you better than yourself. Examine assessment test results with an Educational and Career Counselor in terms of your own experience and knowledge.

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