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YouScience Discovery Aptitude Assessment 


$49.00

Have you ever wondered what careers are right for you? Or questioned whether you might be happier in another career? We can help you find the answers.

YouScience Discovery is a science-backed assessment that uncovers your aptitudes (aka natural talents). Aptitudes are unchanging, unlike interests, and can help connect you to careers where you’ll find natural success. Are you ready to unlock your superpowers?


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See what others say about their results

I took the very in-depth aptitude test recently. My results were that I should indeed not have been a pharmacist (my gut told me that)… I laughed out loud when I saw how accurate those results were. I mean, combining the 3 career suggestions YouScience Discovery is the job I naturally made for myself over the past 2 years. I so wish I’d unlocked my superpowers 18 years ago when I was still in high school!

Jamie Wilkey

Like a lot of professionals, I have suffered from “imposter syndrome” after finding myself in unsupportive work environments. When I set up my YouScience account and took the in-depth assessment, however, all those doubts were replaced by a self-pride I had lost in myself for a long time. This test isn’t just for finding out your place in the workforce – it can also remind you of the natural talents you have to offer!

Anna Goolsby

I have a lot of confidence from YouScience because before I was kind of, you know, questioning myself.  Like, will I really like this when I get into the real world?  But now with YouScience I look at my future career and I can’t wait to get out there.

Cedric Daniel

$49 to change your life

Everyone has talents. Do you know what yours are? Or how they connect to career pathways? Our revolutionary Discovery aptitude assessment takes you through a series of fun and challenging brain games to provide a personalized look at the best-fit career pathways for your unique talents. Enjoy an in-depth exploration of careers you’ve heard of, careers that are new to you, and careers you may have never thought were meant for you. We have yet to meet someone without talents!

Why aptitudes?

Because when you know what you’re capable of, you can plan for a better future. Interest- and personality-only career tests surface careers you already know about. This means you could be missing out on in-demand careers where your natural talents let you succeed and find satisfaction.

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Discover aptitudes

Learn how your brain performs in 9 aptitudes that are key to career performance

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600+ careers

See the in-demand careers that align with your aptitudes and interests

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Explore pathways

Read details on each career and explore postsecondary pathways to get there

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Find employers

Identify local employers who want and need your skills, education, and aptitudes

Frequently asked questions

What's an aptitude?

An aptitude is an individual’s natural ability to learn or perform in given areas. Aptitudes are not the same as interests, personality, or learned skills, which are environmentally dependent and change over time. For example, someone can’t be interested in something they’ve never been exposed to, but aptitudes are innate and solidify around the age of 14.¹ Someone is good at something that is innate regardless of exposure.

How does this inform individuals?

Once you discover best-fit careers, Discovery shows education pathways to qualify for those careers — whether certifications, colleges, or both.  You can also access real employers with in-demand internships, work-based learning opportunities, and jobs who want and need your skills, education, and aptitudes.

What aptitudes does Discovery measure?

Discovery measures 9 aptitudes that are key to career performance: idea generation, numerical reasoning, spatial visualization, sequential reasoning, inductive reasoning, visual comparison speed, timeframe orientation, vocabulary, and work approach.

Discovery also includes five added optional brain games to let users assess their aptitudes for numerical computation, associative memory, hand-eye coordination, visual memory, and pattern memory, and amplify their career matches.