Student Success

FOCUS 2 guides students through a reliable career and education decision making model to help them choose their major at Laredo Community College and make informed decisions about their career. FOCUS 2 combines 5 self-assessments, career and major exploration, action planning and decision making in one comprehensive product.



 Use Focus 2 throughout your college years. Focus 2 can be used in different ways throughout all stages of your education and career planning according to your own personal needs.
First Time Users
  • Understand the career planning process.
  • Self Awareness - learn about yourself using the Self-Assessments.
  • Explore career fields and occupations that appeal to you.
  • Explore Major Areas of Study offered at your school that match your interests and support your career goals.
Returning Users
  • Ongoing Career Exploration.
  • Begin to solidify your career plans.
  • If applicable, begin thinking about advanced education and training.
  • Explore future options for transitioning into specialized occupations.
Getting the Most out of Focus 2
  • Use Focus 2 anywhere, anytime, as often as you like.
  • Save Occupations and Major Areas of Study that appeal to you as you are working through the different sections.
A good strategy after using Focus 2 is to think about your results, and discuss your ideas with your career counselor / advisor. Be sure to continue to use Focus 2 as an ongoing resource.