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How to choose your studies. Tips and deals of VET and universities.

Pedro Simoes
To find out what your ideal career, you have to know. Are you a sociable and outgoing person? or, on the contrary, do you prefer solitude? Do you plan or do you prefer to improvise? Do you like working in a team or independently?

Besides knowing your personality, it is also important to recognize your skills, what things interest you the most and what kind of activities you prefer. Tests offer you a good help. Tests can answer your questions. They are a good way to begin to orient you among some university studies or Vocational Education Training. Your interests, natural predisposition towards certain activities and an attractive professional business environment for you will help you to develop your future career.

Your best skills, things you do properly, your aptitudes are your abilities to carry out different tasks and activities. The self-fulfillment and repetition of the skills let it increase even though we have a predisposition for some and less for others since we were children. Try to do your best. It is important that you observe your academic record because every occupation and profession have it own way to get it, with different skills, abilities and knowledge.

There are many web sites that offer you free test that will help you to choose your studies and career for you. After this first step, the next one is to find where you can study vocational education training or your chosen university degree.

We are sure that some of these references are going to be very useful for you.


  • Because education in Spain is for all, here you can find information for students from foreign educational systems.
  • For information on all the teachings in Spain you just check the official website of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
  • If you need to know more about the Spanish system level.
  • You can even do refine searches by families of studies.
  • Find your center of VET by Autonomous Communities.

But perhaps you do not have time (or desire) to attend class. But there is also a solution for that because now you can also VET remotely. As we mentioned in the article on Vocational Education Training online, Internet has transformed the way we learn and seek information, offering flexibility and autonomy for our learning process.
The VET online, upper and medium grades, is aimed at those who can not attend schools in person, the group of adults being the recipient of this mode of learning.

Regarding university education you can also have many questions, because choosing one degree or another can make the development of your days in the coming years. We also give you tools to help you find answers to all your questions. What to study and where to go to the college is usually one of the first issues we face, but it all depends on your average rating and the minimum grades of different centers. Check official studies you can study in Spanish universities. You may provide information that may be of interest if you are a freshman in the university system, but there are also training modules and education beyond universities.

Written by Eurodesk Qualified Multiplier, Centro de Información Juvenil del Ayuntamiento de Albacete.




Published: Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:25

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