Personal Reflection On Personality Characteristics

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I find taking personality tests very interesting. One part of the previous assignment, was to complete the Holland test. I was asked to choose characteristics from six different categories. The categories with the highest amounts of checks were artistic, conventional, and social. I agree with the test that I am artistic and conventional. However, I do not agree with social. This was surprising to me. I think I am social to a certain point. I do not hate people but being around some for too long bothers me. I believe I am social in the aspect of like helping groups of people. I also took another test based on Holland’s personality characteristics. I received the same results. I clicked on the option to show careers that best fit with my personality…show more content…
I chose the following: Acting or performing, applying, designing, editing, expressing feelings, finding information, handling complaints, improving, innovating, listening to others, observing, singing, and teaching. I feel that each skill is still developing. Some skills need to be further developed for my career. I think I need to be even more aware of behavior and the slight changes people have. As a performer, I get really bad stage freight sometimes. I could be feeling fine and ready to perform backstage and then once I get on stage. This has improved since freshmen year nut there is always room for…show more content…
I scored a total of thirty-four points. Some of the areas I notated for improvement was to study earlier for exams and devote more time to studying. I always fall into the habit of study for graded assignments at the last minute. It is not because I do not want to study I believe I just have poor time management skills. Sometimes I feel that I do not have enough time to actual study for assignments. I feel that implement some active listening strategies may help. Only three of my classes are lecture based. I learn more in the classes that require to actively doing something instead of just sitting. Something I have noticed this semester is that writing down notes does not help learn the actual content. I find this really strange. When I was a freshman, I had to take notes on everything to understand the content. Currently, I find that if I type out my notes and add photos to them in OneNote, I retain so much more of the content. I am more of a visual person anyway so seeing digitally without having a large amount of prints helps me stay more organized as
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