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University Counseling Center
We offer many different types of testing at the UCC. There is a charge for taking these assessment inventories. Information about these tests are as follows:
Take an electronic alcohol screening measure to check out your drinking habits
Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2)
6th-8th grade, 60-90mins, 567 (T's & F's).
Beck's Depression Scale (Beck-II)
21 items (0-3 scale),5-10 mins, degree of depression.
Personality Research Form (PRF)
6th grade, 30-45 mins, 352 (T's & F's), 22 needs.
NEO Personality Inventory (NEO-PI-R)
30-40 mins, 240 (SD D N A SA), five major personality domains and 30 facets.
20-30 mins, 126 (A's, B's- some C's & D's). Preferences: Extroversion-Introversion, Sensing-Intuition, Thinking-Feeling, Judging-Perceiving.
Standard battery consists of about 25 tests (varied responses), variations in time (about six hours).
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-R (WAIS-III)
11 tests. Verbal & Performance (varied responses), about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior (FIRO-B)
54 items (1-6 scale). For awareness of self in regard to behaviors toward others, re: Inclusion, control, affection.
Symbol Digit Modalities Test
5 mins, 120 symbols (substitute numbers for geometric figures). Screening for possible cerebral dysfunction (covert manual motor, visual, learning and/or cerebral defects.)
Short Category Test
15-20 mins, five booklets w/ 20 cards each (identify geometric shapes, lines, colors, and figures). Classifies as brain-damaged or not. Poor performance indicates deficits in ability to plan ahead, to separate critical from irrelevant info, to benefit from experience and feedback (and possibly persistence in using ineffective methods of problem-solving.)
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III
Kolb's Learning Styles Inventory
12 sentences (1-4 scale). Accommodator, Diverger, Converger, Assimilator; Concrete Experience (feeling), Reflective Observation (watching), Abstract Conceptualization (thinking), Active Experimentation (doing)
Study Attitude and Methods Survey (SAMS)
90 questions (1-4 scale). Academic interest, drive, study methods, study anxiety, manipulation (e.g., attitude and behaviors toward teachers), alienation to authority (attitude about school, rules, and academic requirements.)
ACT Study Skills Inventory
(Behavior)85 items (A B C D scale). Managing time and environment, reading textbooks, taking class notes, using information resources, and preparing for/taking tests.
ACT Study Skills Assessment
(Knowledge)100 items (T's F's). Managing time and environment, reading textbooks, taking class notes, using information resources, and preparing for/taking tests.
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--III
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Screening Test
1-36 items (0-2 choices), shows probability of ADHD. Dyslexia Screening Instrument, 30 items (1-5 scales), shows yes, no, or inconclusive results.
Short Category Test
(see also Study Skills section)
Computer Scoring Programs (These programs are not interactive. After scores are obtained, and/or converted, they are put into the program.)
Top 150 Disorders (Long)
Dyslexia Screening Instrument
OAT (Optometry Admission Test)
*Does not have Website; produced by Psychological Corporation. Type in OAT or "Optometry Admission Test" in your search engine to get sites that have more information about this test.Also, try:www.wwilkins.com/sor/OAT.html
CAT (Pharmacy Admission Test)
*Does not have Website; produced by Psychological Corporation. Type in PCAT or "Pharmacy Admission Test" in your search engine to get sites that have more information about this test.Also, try:www.wwilkins.com/sor/PCAT.html
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
The University Counseling Center administers this test.http://www.collegeboard.org
Teachers' Tests (Praxis: NTE, National Teachers Examination; PPST, Pre-Professional Skills Test; CBT, Computer-based Academic Skills Assessment.)http://www.ets.org
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)http://www.toefl.org
VCAT (Veterinary Admission Test)
*Does not have Website; produced by Psychological Corporation. Type in VCAT or "Veterinary Admission Test" in your search engine to get sites that have more information about this test.
Also, try: www.wwilkins.com/sor/VETs.html
Strong Interest Inventory (SII)
Compares your likes and dislikes with satisfied professionals.
COPS system (COPS)
Matches abilities, interests, and values with careers.
Career Decision Making System (CDMS)
Career Information System provides occupational and higher educational information.