MYCAREERSHINES ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW
Marion Technical College in partnership with MyCareerShines™ is a comprehensive education and career planning assessment that will help you succeed in the increasingly competitive global economy. You will learn about yourself, discover the many options and opportunities for your future, and gain access to the information and tools to achieve your goals.
MYCAREERSHINES™ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
FAQS | WHO NEEDS TO TAKE IT?
Marion Technical College requires all applicants interested in a career and technical program to complete the MyCareerShines™ career assessment as part of the application process.
FAQS | HOW DOES IT WORK?
The assessment is offered free of charge and can be accessed through any computer that has Internet accessibility. It only takes approximately 30 minutes to complete your registration and all three sections of the assessment. After taking all three exams, prospective students will need to print out the results to hand in with career and technical program application.
FAQS | WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE A COMPUTER?
Simply visit the Student Services office at Marion Technical College, located at: 1014 S.W. 7th Road | Ocala, FL 34471. There one of our counselors will assist you in completing this portion of the application process.
MYCAREERSHINES™ REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS
REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS | HOW TO REGISTER
STEP 1 | GO TO THE WEBSITE
Click the icon below or type: www.mycareershines.org into your browser (for best results use Google Chrome).
STEP 2 | CATEGORY SELECTION
At the bottom of the page, click the drop-down menu and select: TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL STUDENTS.
Click REGISTER OR LOG IN to continue.
REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS | HOW TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT
STEP 1 | CREATING AN ACCOUNT
Click: I NEED TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT
Select the first circle: I AM A COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL STUDENT
STEP 2 | SCHOOL INFORMATION
Select the current grade level you are entering into, for most people this is FRESHMAN.
Select your anticipated completion date. The exact date is not necessary only the estimated year.
Under Your College or University Name, type in: MARION TECHNICAL COLLEGE.
STEP 3 | BASIC INFORMATION
Enter your FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, ZIP CODE, and BIRTHDATE.
Select your gender: MALE or FEMALE
Select your preferred contact method, then enter it into the space provided.
STEP 4 | USERNAME
Create a USERNAME or select USE MY EMAIL ADDRESS.
Create and confirm PASSWORD. Passwords must be at least 5 characters long.
Select a security question from the drop-down menu, then input the answer in the space provided.
STEP 5 | DEMOGRAPHICS
Select your ETHNICITY.
Checkbox agreeing to Terms and Conditions of Use.
MYCAREERSHINES™ ASSESSMENT INSTRUCTIONS
ASSESSMENT INSTRUCTIONS | HOW TO BEGIN
STEP 1 | TAKE AN ASSESSMENT
Click TAKE AN ASSESSMENT on the left-hand side of the screen.
Click on the BEGIN button below the first assessment. Answer each question before moving on to the next page.
(Repeat these steps for all three assessments.)
STEP 2 | PRINT RESULTS
Click on MY ASSESSMENTS on the left-hand side of the page, then click on MY ASSESSMENT RESULTS.
Right-click anywhere on the page to print the results. Individual results are not needed, only dated completion of assessments needs to be included with your application.