FOCUS 2 is an online, self-guided, interactive program designed to help you select the right college major and plan your career based on your personal interests, values, skills, personality and aspirations.

As a first-year or sophomore, FOCUS 2 will help you select a major and explore occupations. As a junior or senior, FOCUS 2 will help you develop your career goals.

Focus 2 will help you:

  • Assess your interests, skills, personality, and values through this online assessment
  • Five reliable and valid assessments help guide you through your career/education exploration and decision making process.
  • Identify potential majors and minors
  • Review the major areas of study that best match your assessment results
  • Research occupations that match your unique profile
  • Review job duties/skills, outlook, salary, work conditions and more
  • Consider your own career path and occupational goals
  • Through working with your Career Advisor and Academic Advisor, you’ll be able to develop strategies to achieve your career and educational goals. Students who have a career/academic plan are more likely to:
    • Graduate on time
    • Be goal-oriented and motivated
    • Have higher academic achievement

How to Utilize FOCUS 2

  • Note: The access code for our school is Hawks. Register, create your account, and begin!
  • Free to University of Iowa students
  • Available online anywhere, anytime
  • Your results are always saved.
  • Use FOCUS 2 as often as you wish
  • Ability to change your choices and research options
  • Use FOCUS 2 to explore, think about the results, make comparisons, and discuss yoru ideas with your Career Advisor and Academic Advisor.
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