Focus 2 is an online career guidance system with self-paced career assessments and resources designed for career development and exploration. PHSC also uses the system to assist students with the selection of a meta-major.
Create a Focus 2 Account
Below are directions to create a FOCUS 2 account and begin taking assessments.
Click this Focus2 Link to begin
- Click "Register"
- First Time Users must enter the PHSC access code: imagine
- Complete the following assessments:
- My Career Planning Readiness
- My Academic Strengths
- Work Interest assessment
- Personality assessment
- Skills assessment
- Values assessment
- Leisure Interests assessment
- Use your results to explore possible careers and majors
- Select and print a Major Area of Study to discuss with an academic advisor
- Schedule an appointment with an academic advisor to develop your course schedule
- Mandatory: Select a Top Choice Major
Select a Top Choice Major
Watch the video showing How to Select a Major and Top Choice or follow the instructions below:
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Additional Career Assessments
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