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About Career Scoop

Career Scoop is an online forum created by, for, and about Mizzou students. Here you’ll find the most current information, tips, and the “inside scoop” on all things career-related. Subscribe now to get updates and discover ways to successfully pursue your career goals.


Are you Leveraging Your Strengths?

In today’s world, we like to learn a lot about ourselves, from the Meyers-Briggs test to the Enneagram to the quiz about what  kind of pizza you would be. There’s no end to the tests you can take about your…

Career Explorations & You

The University of Missouri offers over 300 degree programs, which allows students a seemingly unlimited number of paths to take in terms of choosing a major. With so many options to choose from, it is natural that students may have…

Working Around Your GPA

In college, it may sometimes feel like our GPA is a number that follows us around like a shadow. It can be a point of pride. But for many others, it’s a point of frustration. Maybe you’re not the best…

Five Steps to Finding Your Major or Career Path

Let’s be frank, finding a major and a career can be a pretty big task to handle. Some people just know right off the bat what they want to be, and others need a bit more time to figure everything…

Launch into Greatness

Several years ago, my younger sister and I signed up to build catapults for the school science fair. The entire gym started laughing and whispering to each other when it was her turn to launch an egg across the gym.