Career Test

Introducing our innovative Career Test, designed to guide you towards your ideal career path and boost your chances of success in your university applications.

Our test analyses your preferences, interests and skills to generate tailored career recommendations just for you.

Take the test to receive personalised options, along with resources and insights that will empower you on your journey towards a fulfilling career.

Front page of the OxBright career report

Competition for university entrance has never been tougher. One way to distinguish yourself from other candidates is to demonstrate a real passion for your chosen subject by showing admissions officers you have thought ahead and planned for your career.

But it can be hard to know where to start – your future career can feel a long way away. If you’re aged 15-18, our Career Test is the best way to get a head start. You’ll gain:

  • Personalised career recommendations: our report generates tailored career suggestions based on your unique preferences, skillset, and interests, ensuring you’re guided towards a fulfilling career that aligns with your passions
  • In-depth insights and resources: the report offers a wealth of resources, including books and podcasts, along with insights and guidance to help you navigate the career exploration process and make informed decisions about your future
  • Comparative analysis: by providing detailed statistics on how you compare to other applicants, the report empowers you to understand your strengths and areas for improvement, allowing you to focus on strategies to succeed


“I didn’t consider becoming a forensic scientist before but now that I think about it, it really may be something that I want to do! Thank you for this Test!” – Student

Get a Personalised Report

Welcome page of the OxBright Career Report
Example page of the OxBright Career Report, for an Aerospace Engineer
Example results page from the OxBright Career Report
Example score page from the OxBright Career Report

Core Metrics

Take the short test below to see how you do against the seven key metrics of career success. You’ll be able to see how you compare to other applicants, and you’ll then get personalised advice about how to improve.



How confident are
you in your skills?


How much reading have
you done about your career?


How much work
experience do you have?



Do you keep on top
of current affairs?


Have you taken any
relevant courses?


How clear are you about your future career?


Do you have supportive
role models?

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the OxBright Career Test?

The Career Test is a brief questionnaire you’ll take to tell us about your preferences, interests and skills.

You’ll then receive a personalised in-depth Report that contains recommendations to assist you in discovering your ideal career path – including suggested career options (based on your interests and skills), data and statistics to see how you compare to other students, and valuable insights and resources for navigating the career exploration process and preparing for your future professional endeavours.

Who is it for - and what careers does it cover?

The Career Test is for students aged 15-18 who are keen to get the edge for their future. It is designed to help young people prepare effectively for future career and university applications – whichever career or university they’re aiming for. The Test covers more than 250 careers.

How does it work?

Take the short test (it’s about 5 minutes long). The test will ask you around 20 questions, which will give us the information we need about you and your interests and ambitions.

We’ll then read through your answers, and create a personalised Report, just for you.

If you like, you can choose to receive more support from us, with ongoing career-specific resources and advice.

Why is the Test free?
At OxBright, our mission is to give you the edge to help you succeed, find your purpose and make a difference in the world. One of the ways we do this is through providing free resources and support via the Career Test and our blog.

We want all OxBright students to fulfil their potential, and we hope the Report will help you to do that.

We also offer Online Courses, Internships and Conferences, and if you’d like to sign up for one of these programmes, we’d be very pleased to welcome you. However, these are completely optional and the Career Test is totally free of charge.