I have always perceived myself as a very straight forward individual with a very open mind and pride filled heart, but that was the extent of my thinking. I never really took the time to analyze my personality traits and research within myself to discover why I am the way I am. After taking the Jung Typology Test and going through the brain-storming process to prepare for this paper, I have come to the realization that there are specific events in my life that have conformed me into what I see in the mirror today. According to the test my personality type is ENFJ and the most appropriate career choice for me is teaching, I both agree with the results for many different yet rational reasons.
The test results show that I distinctively expressed an extravert personality which I more than I agree with. Some would say that this can be contributed to growing up in Buffalo, New York and having the East Coast attitude, which is very loud and robust. However for me it’s a little bit more specific, you see I was born in South Korea and didn’t come to the United States until I was about 5 years old and it is no secret that the our culture and Korea’s are worlds apart. It has been said that a person’s personality is most affected when they are young, well living in Korea I was taught to be very passive and not to be outspoken, which are two traits that the average New Yorker do not live by. So as you can imagine I had a very hard time adapting to my new environment and I spent my first year barely speaking a word to anyone including my teachers. Needless to say I was miserable in all aspects of the word, I didn’t know how to tell my parents and I had no idea how to break out of my shell, all I could focus on is going back home where I thought I belonged and most of all fit-in. Lost and confused I turned to my older sister for guidance seeing how she wasn’t having any trouble adjusting or making friends, then she told me something that was so simple that even a five...
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