Pre-Major/Exploratory Program

SparkPath | Challenge Cards

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A New Perspective To Prepare For Your Future

The Challenge mindset is an approach to career exploration focused on finding challenges to tackle instead of job titles to fit into.

This interactive experience is designed to help you find a career path based on exciting, real-world challenges that go beyond job titles. After completing the activity, you will receive a customized Challenge Profile with a career exploration action plan.

Getting Started

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Get Started” or "Sign Up".
  3. A sign-up box will appear to create your own account. Sign up as a student.
  4. When prompted for the code, enter “uwrf2021.”
  5. Create a password with at least eight characters. This will be the password you use to return to the account to review your results or try the sort again.

While Sorting Out your Challenge Cards: 


  1. Consider what might be meaningful for you or what might give you a high level of engagement.
  2. Go with your first reaction to each card on the first sort.
  3. When you’re asked to select your top three cards, read more about the challenges in the details.
  4.  Pay attention to your inner dialogue and sort based on what is true for you.