What State Matches Your Career and Life Ambitions?

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Zoe Samuel

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

A person's home is their castle. It is often the biggest investment one makes in life. It's a statement of priorities, professional success, and the values one places in one's community. When one imagines buying a house, one often thinks of whether one should buy in a city or a suburb, a religious community or a secular one, a place surrounded by nature, or a place steeped in culture. These concerns are all valid, but there's the much bigger question of what place will jive best with one's career choices. After all, if you want to run a hot tech startup, Pensacola may not be the ideal place to start it up, and Philly may not be the place for the avid skier.

With such a complex choice ahead of you, you quite rightly came to us. We have come up with a way to synthesize an answer to what state you should call home. We will use your career choices and needs, your preferred way of life, and your values to determine which state best matches your overall lifestyle. Be honest with us, but most of all, be honest with yourself. To find a true answer, you need to provide true facts. Take our quiz, and find out where you should live!

How much of your business is built around networking?

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In what outdoor activity would you like to take part?

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How much education did it take to do what you do?

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How often do you see yourself traveling to Europe?

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How respected is your profession?

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To what type of live music do you like to listen?

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How much of your profession deals with maximizing the bottom line?

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How much face time do you need with people from your business?

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How difficult is it to get trained in your field?

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How much time do you spend working on your own?

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In what time zone is your industry centered?

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How much of your job deals purely with data analysis?

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How much is business success in your field dictated by nepotism?

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How much do you care about your personal income getting taxed?

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How important is it that you be surrounded by a vibrant, creative atmosphere, regardless of your business?

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What professional sport do you follow?

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How much of your work is creative work?

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How much of your work is zero sum game?

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Do you plan on raising a family?

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How often do you see yourself traveling to Asia?

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What's the most important thing to you, for the purpose of raising kids?

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What sport would you prefer your kids play?

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What kind of movies do you like to watch?

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How much do you plan on going to see plays and musicals?

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How often do you plan to travel just in the USA?

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How long of a commute are you looking for?

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What sort of pets would you like to keep?

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Do you want your kids to go to college close to where you live?

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In what sports would you personally want to take part in?

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How much more networking do you have to do to get where you want to go?

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