Case studies archive

  • Anastasia 
    Code:  EAS
    Anastasia is a graphic designer who is a partner in a design company. She has worked as a graphic artist...
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  • Ariel 
    Code:  AIS
    Ariel is a senior in high school who visited the career center wanting career planning assistance and occupational...
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  • Arnold 
    Code:  CEI
    Arnold is a 70-year-old jack-of-all-trades. He has worked as a carpet salesman, traded in the stock market, and, most recently...
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  • Ashley 
    Code:  ISC
    Ashley is a 35-year-old psychology project coordinator at a large university that receives many government grants to conduct...
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  • Denise 
    Code:  EIR
    Denise comes from a military family and always knew that she wanted to serve her country. A graduate of a prestigious...
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  • Frank 
    Code:  EAS
    Frank is a 54-year-old man who was referred to a career center by a job hunt support group. For the last 10 years, he managed ...
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  • Giovanna 
    Code:  CES
    Giovanna is a 28-year-old woman serving prison time for credit card fraud. She is participating in an in-house program...
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  • Grant 
    Code:  IRE
    Grant is a 41-year-old male research supervisor who has worked in the same large diversified manufacturing corporation...
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  • Jean 
    Code:  AIR
    Jean is a 68-year-old woman who recently retired and moved from her home state to be closer to her children and grandchildren...
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  • Jessica 
    Code:  SEI
    Jessica, a college sophomore, is trying to decide on a major. She always thought she wanted to be teacher...
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  • Julia 
    Code:  ASI
    Julia is a 26-year-old who recently graduated college with a bachelor’s degree in creative writing. She had trouble finding...
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  • Kisha 
    Code:  SCE
    Kisha is a 20-year-old woman enrolled in a career planning class at a local community college. She plans to transfer...
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  • Linda 
    Code:  SAI
    Divorced with two children, Linda is a 44-year-old woman who has been working as a licensed practical nurse...
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  • Mark 
    Code:  CSI
    Mark is a 52-year-old who was recently laid off when the hardware store where he has worked since high school closed...
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  • Martha 
    Code:  SAE
    Martha is a 47-year-old woman who is unhappy in her current job as a management analyst for a state agency...
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  • Matt 
    Code:  RIS
    Matt joined the military following high school. After two tours in the Middle East as an infantryman, he received an honorable...
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  • Michael 
    Code:  RSI
    Michael is a 16-year-old boy who was recently assigned to a juvenile justice program. With a history of truancy...
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  • Scott 
    Code:  REC
    Scott recently retired from the military. After 20 years of service, the former tank commander was looking for a new...
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The examples described here are composites of actual SDS user experiences.