As you contemplate your college or career decisions, it would be wise to do so within the context of your personality. What type of college environment fits your personality? What type of areas of study have been the most engaging throughout your K – 12 schooling, and what type of college major fits your personality? What type of careers are aligned with your personality?

No matter how many personality tests I take, I typically am identified as an INTP — Introverted, Intuitive, Thinking, and Perceiving person. Perhaps this is why I chose a career as a writer. I enjoy my own company and feel comfortable in my own space. I do not desire to look like someone else or to be as popular as someone else. I like who I am and accept my personality. Understanding yourself, together with identifying careers which provide the best “fit” for your personality are two important areas of self-reflection in the career planning process. As a teenager, although many of my friends aspired to become rich and famous, my greatest aspiration was to become happy. What is your greatest aspiration?


  • Identify your personality type.
  • Identify the type of careers best suited to your personality type.

Estimated time to complete: 30 min.

Guiding Questions

  • What is my personality type?
  • Why type of college environment fit my personality?
  • Why type of careers are aligned with my personality?