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Do What You Are personality type

Do What You Are® personality type assessment has been used by millions of students around the world to help them better understand themselves and others. Do What You Are helps students make more informed decisions about their future by suggesting college majors and careers shown to be more successful for others like them.

People are happiest and most successful in work that allows them to use their greatest gifts, and personality type is the best way to determine what those gifts are.

Personality type is the innate way people naturally see the world and make decisions. Unlike values, skills and interests, which can change as we age, personality type remains constant throughout a person’s life and contains a set of basic drives and motivations that can be instrumental in selecting a career.

Show students college majors and career paths best suited to their 4-letter personality types

Spend less time administering assessments and more time with students

Self-aware students communicate and work better with other students and staff

Take a peek inside Do What You Are

Familiar format

Assessment uses scenarios familiar to students and takes 15 minutes to complete

Career focus

Career interest survey helps determine favored career options


Complete personality type report
(view sample report)

Easy job search

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“Students enjoy finding out their personality type and seeing their career suggestions. I like that it gets students thinking about what they’ll do after high school.”

-high school counselor

Do What You Are is…

  • Written specifically for students
  • Fast and convenient
  • Online and fully automated
  • Career exploration focused
  • Statistically valid and reliable
  • Accurate and precise
  • Rated for personal fit
  • Multilingual

All of our programs boast:



Available online, any time, from anywhere (24x7x356)



Live customer support for both staff and students



Use in any internet browser – no specific device required



Secure personal portfolios for students and staff

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What does the
4-letter personality type
code mean?

A: Each letter in the code represents a particular personality type dimension preference… READ MORE

Q: How long does
it take to complete
Do What You Are?

A: It typically takes 15 minutes to complete the assessment.

Q: What is in the
Do What You Are

A: The report includes an explanation of personality type, a graph of assessment scores… READ MORE

“This helped me look into careers that matched my personality type and suggested things that I might be interested in based on my personality. It was very useful.”


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