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John Holland created a test called SDS. SDS stands for Self-Directed Search, which means a career interest test, questioning a person's aspiration, activities, skills and interests. The code I got is AIR/S. The R and S were similar codes so they both can be used as both letters are possible. Some of the career choice that got me interest were Surgeon, Art Therapists, Psychiatrist, Guidance Counsel, and Biologists. With the tests and results, it got me to think of what my choices were. It taught me that I still want to do something I like and that these options got me interests and are worth checking out. The R means Realistic, the (Doers), those are people who prefer to work with objects, machines, tools, plants and animals or being outdoors.

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