Complete the form. You will need to use your OCC email address and create a password. We suggest you to use the same password as your MyCoast account.
Tip: Be sure to click on Careers > Life Skills Videos to check out brief videos on a variety of topics such as selecting a career/major, leadership, gaining experience, writing a resume, perfecting the interview, the job search, networking, soft skills, and much more!
Spend some time thinking about and responding to the questions below. They are designed to “warm you up” to the reflection process and to possibly uncover some career areas or industries that you might want to explore further.
What academic subjects or classes have you most enjoyed?
What are your favorite hobbies, pastimes or activities?
What subjects or topics do you enjoy discussing with friends and family?
What are some careers or industries you are currently (or were previously) interested in?
If you could make money doing whatever you wanted, what would you do?
If you could have dinner with any three people, at any time in history, who would you select and why?
What local, societal or world problems interest you?
What do you want to be remembered for?
Have you ever “been in the flow” doing something? What sort of activities make you “lose track of time?”
If you attended a conference, what are three topics you would want to learn more about?
Counseling Classes at OCC
OCC offers a wide array of counseling courses that can help you explore majors and careers while developing a better sense of self and clarifying academic, career and personal goals. Consider taking one or more of the following courses, referring to the College Catalog and Class Schedule for current course offerings.
Counseling A101 – New Horizons for Adults Returning to College (1 unit)
Counseling A104 – Career and Life Planning: A Holistic Approach (3 units)
Counseling A105 – Strategies for College Success (3 units)
Counseling A120 – Career Decision Making – Accelerated (2 units)