Choices Planner Online
Steps to Navigating Your On-line Experience (Choices Step-by-Step Guide (PDF))
1. Open your web browser and go to: www.bridges.com
2. Click on Create a new portfolio.
3. Enter the Site ID: 1015048 and Password: southwestern
4. Next you will enter your personal information and choose a portfolio name and password. Please record your portfolio login and password and keep it in a safe place. We cannot retrieve it for you.
Now that you have your login information, take any of the assessments (Interest Profiler, Skills Survey, Work Values Sorter). Use the Work, and Learn tabs to research specific occupations or colleges. When you are done with your assessments, please print out the Interest Profiler Sheet.
Once you have a career and major in mind you can use the Southwestern College website to access the information you need to complete an AA/AS or Certificate. You may also use www.assist.org for transfer requirements when transferring to a California College or University.
Students Only: If you are currently enrolled at Southwestern College and need more assistance to clearly decide on a career path or major you may also take the MBTI assessment and meet with a Counselor in person to discuss your results and create a career action plan. Please bring the completed Career Follow-up Form and your Interest Profiler Sheet with you when you come in to schedule an MBTI assessment.
Should you need assistance, please call the Career Center at (619) 421-6700 x5247