Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the difference between the various assessment packages?
College Major & Career Exploration – This package will assess your personality, personal strengths and areas of interest in order to determine suitable college major /occupations that have high potential for providing a fulfilling career. The consultant will work with you to search the colleges which are best at that particular major of your choice.
Learning Style & Multiple Intelligences – This package is very helpful particularly to Grade 4 to 7 in understanding their learning styles, strengths and potentials. The results give their preferred styles of learning or processing information and tips on how they may learn best. This will enhance their learning potential, school performances; and the parent and child relationship. This information can also give you an idea of what types of career and environment your child may enjoy.
College Major or Career Path Change – For return clients who have done the personality and interest inventories assessment with us before, the consultant will re-evaluate the previous reports and re-identify your new interest and passion with you together. New clients who are considering changing jobs or career, and are looking for consultation; a 1-on-1 meeting could be arranged. However, they may need to take certain suitable inventories tests before the consultation meeting would take place.
**The consultant will assess whether or not you need to take/retake the inventories tests. In general situation, former participants do not need to retake any of the assessments
2. What is the general process and the estimated amount of time involved?
Step 1: Initial Phone Consultation – We would like to understand your needs and expectations; and to discuss the suitable inventories and package, fees and procedures of the particular service you may be interested in. (30 min.)
** Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org now to set up your initial FREE phone consultation.
Step 2: Test Taking –
For College Major & Career Exploration – A link to the inventories will be emailed to the Participant to work on at his/her own pace. (0.5-1 hr.)
For Learning Style & Multiple Intelligences – Children & parent(s)/ guardian will come into the office to work on the inventories under the supervision of our consultant. (0.5 hr.) **Payment must be received before the assessment test’s link is sent to the participant.
Step 3: Meeting with Our Consultant –
For College Major & Career Exploration – a 1-on-1 meeting with our Consultant to verify, explain, and analyze the accuracy of the results of the assessment report; along with identifying the most suitable and desirable career path with the Participant. (3 – 3 1/2 hrs.)
For the minor participant or those who would like to involve their parent(s)/guardian, after the 1-on-1 consultation is done, with the participant’s permission, the consultant together with the participant, will meet with the parent(s)/guardian to explain the process and how the
result has come about ( 1 -1.5hrs.)
For Learning Style & Multiple Intelligences – The consultant will introduce and explain the 3 learning styles and the 8 intelligences. The parent/(s)/guardian and the child will be interviewed to verify the results of the assessments. Customized coaching tips will be given to the parent(s)/ guardian to improve the child’s learning effectivity. (2 -3hrs)
** 1- 2 additional coaching sessions for the parent(s)/guardian could be arranged upon request with a fee.
3. Where are the meetings held and how many times do I have to come in?
All meetings are held at our office in the City of Industry. However, for long distance clients, it is viable to use other online platforms, such as Google Meet or Zoom, to conduct the consultation meeting (only recommended for College Major & Career Exploration service.)
You’ll need to come in 1 to 2 times, depending on the progress of the consultation/interview session.
4. What are the opening hours for appointments?
Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am – 5:30pm. The latest appointments can be scheduled at 3:30pm. Special arrangements on Saturday appointment could be made upon request, depending on the availability of the consultants.
5. How much does it cost?
Pricing varies depending on which package you choose; starts from $299 – $999. The initial phone consultation is free. For those who are from low-income families, we provide a financial sliding scale. Please contact us for more details. Contact Us
6. Is there any discount for low-to-moderate -income (LMI) individuals and families?
We offer discounts as low as 70% off to low-to-moderate- income (LMI) individuals and families, plus payment can be made in 2-3 installments. Supported documents dated within the last 6 months ( unless it is an annual document, like a tax return) is needed as the proof of eligibility.
Please see the 2019 LA County Affordable Income Limits Guidelines
7. Who will be conducting the consultation?
Dr. Agnes Ip, PhD., LMFT.
Dr. Ip has more than 20 years of experience in the psychological profession; and many years in conducting assessments to elementary, high school and college students. She also coaches professionals, small business and organization owners. She has provided training to high-level executives in human resource management on how to resolve interpersonal conflict and how to work with difficult people. She has coached professionals in the
marketplace as well as church and pastoral staff workers.
**See more of Dr. Ip’s biography at Our Team in the About page.
8. Where are we located?
17181 E. Gale Ave., Unit C, City of Industry, CA 91745
**For inquiry, please contact 626-810-5200 or email@example.com.
9. Who are we?
Presence Possibilities, an initiative of Presence Quotient®, aims to help individuals and families succeed through professional assessments and consultations identifying their personality, unique talents, culture, learning style, ideal college major and career. We are committed to prepare individuals to pursue their calling and become godly servants and ethical employees.
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