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The Cambridge Personal Styles Questionnaire (CPSQ) is an online behavioural styles assessment. It provides an insight into how you approach tasks and relate to others: your ‘personal styles’. These styles have been found to contribute to educational progress and work effectiveness.
When used for selection, it offers a standardised, objective way for institutions to assess applicants’ personal qualities. Used alongside other selection methods, it improves the quality and fairness of selection decision-making.
CPSQ is taken online. You are presented with a series of behavioural-themed statements. The statements are presented in sets of four and you indicate to what extent the statements reflect you, from ‘Strongly agree’ to ‘Strongly disagree’.
If you give two or more statements from a set the same rating, you are also asked to rank these from ‘More like me’ to ‘Less like me’.
When taking CPSQ, consider: