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We've reverse-engineered

the college & career planning

process for middle school students.

My Scary World

Reverse Engineering

Our unique approach flips college and career exploration on its head. Learn More


See what My Scary World has to offer, and why it’s different than the rest. Learn More

High Engagement

We know how to engage students through a multi-tiered approach. Learn More

My Scary World is a career exploration platform for middle school students. Our approach accounts for the fact that the thought of college, careers, and the future can seem…well, a little scary. But really, once you start to explore the possibilities, it’s actually pretty exciting. And that’s what this website is all about – exploration. Discover what the world has to offer right along with discovering more about yourself and how to harnesses the power of what you already love to do.

With amazing tools like O*NET (the Occupational Information Network) career information – which uses the Holland Code, as well as other tested methods – you can find out how to associate hobbies and interests with potential careers.

My Scary World combines a visual experience with a creative approach, and when we pair that with quantifiable personality and career data, the result is a fun, engaging, and comprehensive experience.

Teacher Friendly

There are a lot of tools out there, saddled with bells and whistles. We streamline the process and keep it simple for a seamless transition from middle to high school.

Speaks to Students

We know children. And we know that middle-school-aged kids need to be engaged on their level. Through videos, fun graphics and youth appropriate language, MSW does just that.

Data-Driven Results

Comprehensive data specific to each student’s site tour is aggregated and utilized to identify opportunities for success.

Do You Have 30 Seconds?

We’ve put together a 5-point checklist to help you determine if My Scary World might be a good fit for you. No obligations, so head on over!



MSW aggregates data at the student, school and district levels, giving you a 30,000-foot view of your region.



My Scary World helps your child identify a career path that fits in line with their existing interests and hobbies.



Don’t worry; there’s no pressure. Fell free to explore your interests, and see some exciting career opportunites.

Global Perspective

Introducing a world of opportunity.

Job categories and descriptions include career sectors that integrate with global trade and logistics. This introduces students to the concept of working with other countries while located in the U.S.


Taking STEM to the next level

STEAM career categories recognize the growing trends in future careers which include knowledge of the science, technology, engineering, arts (& design) and math disciplines. We take STEM a step further, and integrate the Arts.