Self-Discovery, Major and Career Online Resources
My Plan Website (PLV)
Pleasantville students can use this valuable resource to complete assessments and view valuable, comprehensive information on majors. This site is a commonly used tool of the ACEM Advisors - e-mail Beth Ann Tonner for an access code which will give you FREE access to the entire site.
My Plan Website (NYC)
New York City students can use this valuable resource to complete assessments and view valuable, comprehensive information on majors. This site is a commonly used tool of the ACEM Advisors – e-mail Shannon Haick for an access code which will give you FREE access to the entire site.
This valuable tool has been made available to Pace students. An assessment will generate information about you which will, in turn, help you reflect on your strengths and which major may best suit you! In order to use this resource, you must contact your ACEM Advisor. For Pleasantville students, you can e-mail Beth Ann Tonner to request an access code. For New York City students, you can e-mail Shannon Haick to request an access code.
This site has a quick quiz that matches your personality with possible degree programs. The questions are fun to answer and it will not take you longer than a few minutes.
Register on this website to take the MyMajor Quiz and gain access to other resources. They even have an app that you can download on your smart phone!
Assessments on the Career Zone website (created by NYS) allow you to click on three interests and then get instantly matched with occupations that may interest you. Bring these results to an ACEM Advisor, who can help you determine a relevant major as well as comprehensive information on careers that match.
Career Interest Survey
This survey will help you pinpoint which qualities you possess from each of the categories listed (practical, creative, adaptive, etc.). Ultimately, this survey will link you to careers that match your responses. Meet with an ACEM Advisor to discuss majors, which can set you on the way to one of those careers.
College Board Major & Career Profile
A comprehensive listing of majors and careers. Use the major list to find out which courses are most commonly associated with the major and career, what degree the major leads to, and some sneak peeks at the major to see whether or not it would be interesting to you.
Pace Career Services
Pace’s Career Services department offers resources and information to help students explore majors, internships and careers.
Major Information Database
To help you make a final decision on which major is right for you, check out Rider University’s website which tells you what you can do with your major. This site includes information on what majors connects to which careers, plus common employers of graduates with those particular majors. All majors listed have links to printable documents, plus many other links, too.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
A comprehensive and detailed listing of majors and careers.
Part 1: Spoof on being an explorer
Check out this YouTube video to see the myths of being an exploring student in action! (Part 1) The Advisors at the College at Charleston are the actors in this skit.
Part 2: Spoof on being an explorer
Check out Part 2 of the skit to see how the myths are debunked. Also, while this advising experience occurs at the College at Charleston, it’s similar to an appointment you may have with an ACEM Advisor.