Client Experiences

Although our testing is completely confidential, these former clients have graciously consented to share their stories. Some have chosen to use pseudonyms.

Stories: Adults | College Students | High School Students


Going Green: A San Francisco client's long-term goal towards green architecture and virtual reality is becoming real.

RobinA mid-career mother, Robin, and her high-school daughter learn about their aptitudes and each other.

From Oceanography to Economics: D.M. from Atlanta had been thinking about studying oceanography, but testing pointed him in a totally new direction - economics!

Patricia KeyesA teacher of fifteen years finds a new career that utilizes her newly discovered auditory aptitudes.

From Programmer to TeacherA very satisfied client talks about how testing inspired his total career change.

Payne Family: Everyone in the Payne family (7 in all) has been tested!

Anna Stephenson: Anna, a Life Coach in the Houston area, uses aptitude testing for herself and her clients.

Dr. Huntington LymanDr. Lyman discusses how knowledge of his aptitudes has guided his career as an educator.

Garth JohnsonIn an email to our LA office, Garth Johnson shares how testing inspired his career plans.

Five VeteransRead what five veterans who participated in American Corporate Partners' mentoring and career counseling program had to say about aptitude testing.

Law Firm OwnerIn Finding My Place in Law, a client finally finds a setting that fits with her aptitudes and with what is personally important to her.

A Private InvestigatorThrough aptitude testing, a private investigator uncovers a satisfying career.

Anne O'HaraAnne shares how testing helped her weld together her artistic dreams and her aptitudes.

Hope GrantHope makes a connection between aptitude testing as a teenager and her current career plans.

John AltermanIn Sixty Years of Guidance, John tells us how his aptitudes have shaped his career.

Will McIntyreAccomplished professional photographer Will McIntyre discusses aptitude testing and his career.

Unhappy ManagerAn unhappy manager learns he may be better suited for consulting.

Software ProfessionalA software industry professional uses her test results to help chart her course.

Chris DupinChris wrote an article which appeared in Markets magazine (published by Bloomberg) about how aptitude testing can help people find the right niche in business careers.

Robert PeaseRobert describes being tested soon after his graduation from engineering school in an article which originally appeared in Electronic Design magazine.

Paul F. DufloBusiness Journal published The Examined Life by Paul F. DuFlo.

Dr. Joel OrrDr. Orr discusses how he and his wife's knowledge of their aptitudes helped them better understand each other. It appeared in the journal Computer-Aided Engineering.

Anita ChengA teacher refines her role in teaching after taking our tests.


College Students

Follow-up SurveyWe're sometimes asked if the Foundation keeps up, in any formal way, with past clients. Dr. Linda Houser-Marko of our research department recently sent a follow-up survey to a group of early-career adults who tested with us in the past few years.

College Student, Carly SummerIn Listening to Myself, via an exchange of emails Carly Sumner, a college student, ponders her next steps in moving from medicine to music.

Alexa PagelA recent college graduate, Alexa, writes about how knowledge of her aptitudes has help her find the right niche in her chosen field. 

High School Students

WGN in Chicago reported on the beneficiaries of a sponsored program for our testing is Sterling, Illinois. Watch it here:

VictoriaA mid-career mother and her high-school daughter, Victoria, learn about their aptitudes and each other.

Lucy LewisLucy Lewis wrote Choices, Choices Everywhere for her high school newspaper and has allowed us to include it here.

Three StudentsThree students discuss with their educational consultants Mary and Dave Reece how aptitude testing helped make plans for college.