FREE Personality Test: Determine Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type Online In Less Than Five Minutes

By   |  December 31, 2014

At some point, nearly everyone asks themselves: “What is my personality type?” followed by questions such as “What career path should I choose?” and/or “What college or degree would best match my personality type?”

While some mysteries of humanity may never be answered, modern psychology has made great strides in understanding the various human personality types that exist. While you may never know how much of your personality is nature (“God-given”) vs. nurture (influenced by your environment), you can better understand what drives your personal habits and thought processes by taking our scientific personality test, below, and thus better contemplate your life decisions going forward.

Below is a FREE personality test based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, which was developed in the 1960s by Katharine Cook Briggs and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers, during World War II for American women entering the workforce. It is based on the research of Carl Gustav Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist, and remains the most popular personality indicator in the world. At the bottom of this page, you will be able to explore careers, degrees, and colleges related to your personality type.

1. Are you more concerned with the tangible world outside your mind, or the intangible world inside your mind?

Every person has two faces. One is directed towards the OUTER world of activities, excitements, people, and things. The other is directed inward to the INNER world of thoughts, interests, ideas, and imagination. While these are two different but complementary sides of our nature, most people have an innate preference towards energy from either the OUTER or the INNER world. Thus one of their faces, either the Extraverted (E) or Introverted (I), takes the lead in their personality development and plays a more dominant role in their behavior.

Read both options, and choose only one

Extraverted Characteristics

  • I usually act before I think
  • If I’m away from other people too much, I feel quite stranded, like I’m missing out on something
  • I feel motivated and inspired by being around other people; I welcome new situations and conversations
  • I enjoy a variety of friendships and situational changes

  (E) This sounds like me

Introverted Characteristics

  • I usually think before I act
  • If I’m around other people too much, I feel quite annoyed, and require alone time to feel refreshed
  • I feel motivated and inspired by my own thoughts and ideas, and I sometimes forget about other people
  • I prefer a limited amount of friendships and situations

  (I) This sounds like me

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2. Which style of perceiving or understanding information and memories is most “automatic” or natural for you?

The Sensing (S) side of our brain notices the sights, sounds, smells and all the sensory details of the PRESENT. It categorizes, organizes, records and stores the specifics from the here and now. It is REALITY based, dealing with “what is.” It also provides the specific details of memory & recollections from PAST events. The Intuitive (N) side of our brain seeks to understand, interpret and form OVERALL patterns of all the information that is collected and records these patterns and relationships. It speculates on POSSIBILITIES, including looking into and forecasting the FUTURE. It is imaginative and conceptual. While both kinds of perceiving are necessary and used by all people, each of us instinctively tends to favor one over the other.

Read both options, and choose only one

Sensing Characteristics

  • I usually think about today’s events, or “right now” kinds of issues
  • I use common sense to find practical solutions to solve problems
  • My memories are focused on facts and specific details about the past
  • I best improvise and learn about life based on my past experiences
  • I prefer clear and concrete information; I dislike guessing or surmising when facts are “fuzzy”

  (S) This sounds like me

Intuitive Characteristics

  • I usually think about future issues and potential possibilities
  • I use creative thinking and imagine scenarios to solve problems
  • My memories are focused on patterns, context, and relations
  • I best improvise and learn about life from theoretical understanding
  • I am comfortable with ambiguous, “fuzzy” data and often enjoy figuring out what the “bigger picture” is

  (N) This sounds like me

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3. How do you tend to form judgments about people and environments, and how do you make important decisions?

The Thinking (T) side of our brain analyzes information in a DETACHED, objective fashion. It operates from factual principles, deduces and forms conclusions systematically. It is our logical nature. The Feeling (F) side of our brain forms conclusions in an ATTACHED and somewhat global manner, based on likes/dislikes, impact on others, and human and aesthetic values. It is our subjective nature. While everyone uses both means of forming conclusions, each person has a natural bias towards one over the other so that when they give us conflicting directions – one side is the natural trump card or tiebreaker.

Read both options, and choose only one

Thinking Characteristics

  • I rely on facts and logic when making most of my decisions
  • I naturally focus on what tasks and milestones need attention
  • I am easily able to provide an objective, critical analysis
  • I accept conflict as a normal part of relationships with people

  (T) This sounds like me

Feeling Characteristics

  • I rely on personal feelings when making most of my decisions
  • I naturally notice when people and their feelings need attention
  • I prefer seeking a consensus of opinion with the people around me
  • I am unsettled by conflict with others and try hard to avoid it

  (F) This sounds like me

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4. When it comes time to “take action” on opportunities and make life decisions, how do you typically react?

All people use both judging (thinking and feeling) and perceiving (sensing and intuition) processes to store information, organize our thoughts, make decisions, take actions and manage our lives. Yet one of these processes (Judging or Perceiving) tends to take the lead in our relationship with the outside world . . . while the other governs our inner world. A Judging (J) style approaches the outside world WITH A PLAN and is oriented towards organizing one’s surroundings, being prepared, making decisions and reaching closure and completion. A Perceiving (P) style takes the outside world AS IT COMES and is adopting and adapting, flexible, open-ended and receptive to new opportunities and changing game plans.

Read both options, and choose only one

Judging Characteristics

  • Plan many of the details in advance before moving into action.
  • Focus on task-related action; complete meaningful segments before moving on.
  • Work best and avoid stress when able to keep ahead of deadlines.
  • Naturally use targets, dates and standard routines to manage life.

  (J) This sounds like me

Perceiving Characteristics

  • Comfortable moving into action without a plan; plan on-the-go.
  • Like to multitask, have variety, mix work and play.
  • Naturally tolerant of time pressure; work best close to the deadlines.
  • Instinctively avoid commitments which interfere with flexibility, freedom and variety

  (P) This sounds like me

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  1. E S F J are the answers I received could u please explain them to me.

  2. My letters from the personality quiz were ESTP. The analysis makes sense in a lot of ways. I was recommended to take this quiz by an online class that I am taking.

  3. INTJ
    It was a bit difficult choosing on almost all questions; the situation at hand determines how I react. I just had a pop up saying my post is a duplicate!!
    My words/thoughts/ideas are my own.
    I’m completely authentic..

  4. INTJ
    It was a bit difficult choosing on almost all questions; the situation at hand determines how I react

  5. I’m ESFP. Some are mixed though I must say, because I may fit some characteristics in one column and one or two from the other

  6. Mine was I.S.F.P. Which I thought was very interesting.

  7. My letters were I.S.F.P. I learned a little more about myself taking this quiz

  8. This is great. I have learned more about myself. I will try more of these.

  9. today, I learned that most people have different sides of personality. My score is estp. I will change the way I look at things now that I know what it is.

  10. My letters ESTJ… this was very interesting it showed me good traits and bad ones in reference to my acting and thinking πŸ€”

    #improvements

  11. It makes alot of sense after carefully reading it and getting some of the knowledge that I’m just finding out about. I know you’re supposed to plan ahead of time to keep u on track and the right place. What I want to Know is how can you stay on track and keep that steady pace if your juggling alot of things. How can you go about making time to do those things without being overwhelmed? I’ve learned by managing your time and taking notes on how to make your time more flexible is by pacing yourself to take in the knowledge and learn more about that lesson and still give yourself plenty of time to do so.

  12. I am a INTP? What does that mean for me in total?

  13. Mine was. I S F P…..interesting

  14. Mines was ISTJ I’m very serious about my life and know sometimes that can be a pain for others . i try not to forget that its not just me in this world that I’m living in and focus on the bigger picture of people and their feelings.

  15. The Letter’s that identified My personality traits were “INFJ”. The questions,they asked?
    Honestly, I were mixed with all those.I wish they could have had an answer,different from those ones,more than likely I would have choose both.

  16. well my personality is I,N,F,J
    its right on the money with my personality.

  17. that explained a lot about myself.
    letters E,S,F,P

  18. well I’m not satisfied with my outcome, Maybe after more knowledge I’ll revisit the site to see the difference.

    • It makes alot of sense after carefully reading it and getting some of the knowledge that I’m just finding out about. I know you’re supposed to plan ahead of time to keep u on track and the right place. What I want to Know is how can you stay on track and keep that steady pace if your juggling alot of things. How can you go about making time to do those things without being overwhelmed? I’ve learned by managing your time and taking notes on how to make your time more flexible is by pacing yourself to take in the knowledge and learn more about that lesson and still give yourself plenty of time to do so.

  19. After reading about it. It made a lot of sense

  20. ESFP. Once i broke it down it actually made sense. So many times in the past i have seen people mention what they were but avoided taking any personality test. LOL guess i didn’t want to see what i was!

  21. I don’t see to many EN but it all good due to the fact that a lot of both sides seem like I have or feel most of those traits, or feelings. But I think ENFP are my letters but that still opens so many more questions.

  22. I S T P I FOULD MYSELF CONFLICTED ON MY CHOICES, MANY OF MY CORE VALUES ARE CHALLENGED IN THE MIX OF THE QUESTIONS, THERE JUST WERNT ANY ALL IN CHOICES FOR ME. I GUESS I AM ABSOLUTELY WISHY WASHY

  23. My letters are ISTP. I figured this is how I would see myself. I go off of the basis of facts, I enjoy being around people majority of the time and so forth. When reading this, I actually see that I have traits in both categories.

  24. Mines says INFP what does that mean

  25. Initially I thought I was clear about myself and what I was about but the results my test INFP gave me a clearer understanding of myself I hope I can use this information as guide to improve my life as time progresses.

  26. This test says my personality type is:
    I-N-F-J. what do it mean?

  27. my test results were I – N – F – J

  28. I got isfj that tells me a lot about myself its a lot of things I would like to change

  29. My Personality Letters are I S T J

  30. My 4 personality type letters were; I S F P..
    My opinion as far as the “Myers Briggs Personality Test” I do not believe that any one person fall into such neat categories. I felt that I could go both ways in each of the categories. I can be introverted at times, I can also be an extravert. I believe that there were times I was more of one than another. Just like maturing from a child into an adult you change. Some of these personalities were me and have changed sides with age.

  31. My 4 personality letters are I S F J

  32. My letters are ISTJ

  33. Interestingly enough I ended up with ISFJ. Some of the traits and questions seemed to contradict who I am but they do make sense as I enjoy groups of friends, though it becomes to much at times. Alone time to gather my thoughts is also important, it helps releive the overwhelm of stress. Letting “little things” roll off like rain drops since I really can’t do anything about it. Never forget there’s always a posative to get you pasts a hard time.

    • I’m ISTP. The T was very unusual for me because I normally use my feelings mostly in my thoughts and actions when dealing with the public. I guess that I’m more analytical than I thought myself to be.

  34. I am Introverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving characteristic types. This definitely solidified what I already knew about myself. I have always watched others and learned from the mistakes they made from the time I was a little little girl. I like having fun with people but deeply enjoy spending as much time to myself as I possibly can. I would rather make other people happy to avoid conflict but at the same time I don’t necessarily mind conflict either. Sometimes I avoid it and sometimes I instigate it to test the waters. I hate sticking to a schedule but I know I need to learn how to be better with my time management because i’m ALWAYS LATE, and…………….. I don’t care most times. Also my memory is trash. I have the hardest time trying to remember birthdays and special occasions even if I put them in my calendar. This lets me understand exactly what I need to work on and what i’m actually pretty good at. I’ll be sharing this with my management team tomorrow.

    • Im E&N. But a lot of those other ones sounds like me as well. This was interested. But no one knows you like you know yourself. So to me i will say its about 55% to 65% me.

    • Im the opposite of what i just read. Im good at sharing now . people gravitate to me so im more hands on.

    • Isfc

    • I am also ISFP I enjoy having a few friends but enjoy time to myself. I agree with you. Sometimes I am introvert and sometimes extrovert depending on the situation. I am not a person who plans ahead although I do make to do lists daily.

  35. I am I S F P

  36. I am I.S.F.J!! I think this is normal for me, You learn something new everyday.

  37. I got the letters infp and I don’t have a clue what it means

  38. My letters that I got was INFP whatever that means it doesn’t matter to me I really don’t believe in any of this but ok I did my a assignment that is it

  39. ISTJ

  40. I am a enfp letters I don’t know what they mean though

    • I got the letters infp and I don’t have a clue what it means

  41. i am an e.s.t.j this is an cool teast

  42. ISFJ

  43. Mines Was ISTJ

  44. This was interesting. My Type is INFP

  45. My personality type letters was ESFJ

  46. I am ESFP

  47. isfp but I really feel like Im every letter

  48. It was interesting,I’ve done a similar test in Nursing school .

  49. The test was okay. But there was some answers I felt like it was me and others did not pertain to me.

  50. hi; it says I am ESTP sounds just about right.

  51. It says I’m INTJ, but I fell in the middle most of the time and simply chose one. I definitely will be taking the test on some of the other sites.

  52. The personality traits match me to a tee! I am excited to learn how to master my stress level and understand my own personality. Knowing ones self is very important in controlling stress levels.

  53. I like this. I am an ESFP. This test for me is pretty accurate

  54. INTP

  55. ESFP

  56. ISFJ

  57. INJF

  58. ISFJ

  59. I’m ISTJ

  60. I like the test, but I believe i am both

  61. I think this had a lot of things that I am

  62. Smile and quit stressing

  63. I’m INTJ

  64. ENTP

  65. ISTP

  66. What if you find yourself having a couple characteristics in each analysis, is there ever more than two options? This is almost like having the choice of democrat or republican, and that’s all, but I do believe that there is an independent party as well….. πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ½

  67. I love this test

  68. I am glad to learn more about myself.

  69. I had to reflect on how I do things true reality check

  70. I liked the test as well. I am an ISFP, I guess. Does any1 feel like in some of the questions they felt related to both of the responses? I sure did. I totally agree with the outcome tho.

  71. I’m a esfp

  72. IM A ISFP THAT DIFFERENT AND GREAT TO KNOW

  73. I N T P !
    I am not seeing many others with this particular combination of traits. I always knew I was a bit different. Unique and just fine with it! We all have our individual ways of navigating through life. I think it is facinating. I enjoyed learning more about my own personality…
    Helps me understand and find coping skills that work.

  74. ENFJ

  75. I have INTJ. Interested in knowing my personality.

  76. My letters are ISFP. Will sum1 please tell me what they mean.

  77. I S F P
    I never had put much thought into my personality before.

    • Hi Rhonda. My letters are the same as yours. What do they mean?

    • I’ve just redone the test and I understand it now. I needed to reread the info.

    • I really never put much emphasis on it one way or the other. My letters are, ISFP

  78. Well today I learned a lot about myself. I never really sat down and thought about what type of Personality or what type of person that I really am or what other people perceive me to be. My letters are I S T J

  79. ISTP

  80. I am INFJ I love this mini quiz

  81. I liked this test. I may have found out a little bit about myself. Knowing what type we are wll help us in our courses.

  82. Results

  83. My letters are I S T J.

  84. intj

  85. well I really enjoyed this section because I had taken sicilogy years ago and remembered a lot of this and realized that through the years I have changed from one state to another when it comes to ESTP. Wow its amazing how my way of thinking has changed with time

  86. Never knew this about myself.

  87. wow I am Ispf did’t know.But it’s good to know.

  88. ENTP

  89. I am isfjMine turned out to be ISFJ me to a tee.

  90. I like it

  91. INFP

  92. ISFP ! Look at the bigger picture !

  93. I learned something new about myself today. I am ISFP.

  94. I am ENFJ?

  95. Well my personality test results are INFP which actually is quite accurate.my personality has been in a lot of tug of war matches. But ultimately has lead to the above results. I’m glad.

  96. ISTP

  97. my test says I am (ISTJ?)

  98. The quiz is interest IJP

  99. The quiz is interest

  100. ISFP
    I agree wholeheartedly with this assessment of myself

  101. INJF is mine but my brain. Does not shut down ever

  102. INTJ but honest I am a full blend of everything because I blend the traits of each when it ultimately comes down to it basically for me to think completely clearly and be able to understand my own thoughts as well as share them with others in a way they’re able to be understood fully I have to use the full spectrum of thought methods otherwise my brain shuts down and I struggle to focus…..

  103. intj

  104. I am ESTJ, but I agree that I find both are some of the qualities in which I can identify.

  105. ISTP is supposedly mine.

    I do have to iterate that this test does not state who I am as a person. I do multiple things from both categories. but I had to choose one. It depends on what type of situations I go through depending on which technique I use. so this test means nothing to me in my eyes. or does it tell me what section I mainly use.

  106. I am ESFJ

  107. ESFJ

  108. i am INTJ

  109. I am ISFJ

    • I have the same code as you… πŸ˜¬πŸ‘‹πŸ½

  110. I am ISTJ

  111. Mee too πŸ˜†

  112. I am isfp

  113. cool.id sure like to take the real test.always wondered what type of person iwas.

  114. I have an ( I.S.F.J ). i”ve always thought I think differently than most people. some times I no what people are gonna say before they say it. I have a great personality, but little patience.. working on that too.

    • Hello jaimie . Thinking differantly than most people has always been what i thought about myself. It has always been a part of me way back as a child. However going through some of these studies makes me consider if my mindset has changed over time and that thinking differantly has that made me to comfortable. Im still amazed at the learning curve hear and i believe that i will soon be finding out about a new me. Either I think like a of others people now and do i recognize it or do i think differantly still. SMH great stuff…

  115. That was so informative

  116. Im a ESTJ????

  117. I’m INTJ. I can see how I have changed over time.

    • Knowing my personality type puts me in a better perspective of bettering it

    • Mind changed from taking this test years ago from ENSJ.

  118. Hello, My personality is INTP which is interesting because this personality has adapted itself with age. Very interesting how your personality can change as you age.

  119. I have an ISTJ type of personality.

  120. INTJ not surprising

  121. I am ISFP I learned something new about myself

  122. I’m a ESTJ

  123. ESFJ

  124. I have an very interesting pattern which is E,S,F,J.This open my mind to trying various ways of studying.Very useful.

  125. Im a INFJ

  126. I am I N F J

  127. im intj this was a very cool test!

  128. This was a very interesting test. I tested ISFJ

  129. Im an ENFP It made me laugh at myself!! Does humor count?

  130. I am ISTJ

  131. I tested as an ISFP
    I found the lesson to be very interesting. I remember taking this test years ago…unfortunately I do not remember what my rating was at that time. I would love to take the actual test again.

  132. I am a I S F J

  133. I am an ESFP…..today😘

  134. INJF not sure what it means but ok

  135. I’ve done this before, nothing has changed. I liked taking this again, though.

  136. INFJ I really enjoyed doing this. Thank you.

  137. I’m really excited to be able to learn a little bit more about myself and how I truly am. if feel as if this will be a fun thing to learn and will probably do more of these test.

  138. I’m truly excited and interested in learning more about my personality. I found the testing to be helpful and educational.

  139. This section has given me an internal breakdown of my actions. This was a great learning exercise for future improvement based on future endeavors.

  140. INFP

  141. IM infp

    • Reading these questions and answering them based on my life experiences, helps to view things differently and now I want to learn how to prioritize and not procrastinate.

  142. Mines is isfp

  143. I am ENTP.

  144. I discovered what type of personality I fall under. It was very useful and educational for me.

  145. istj

  146. I have taken this task and I realized some things about myself. Very interesting

  147. I will like to improve myself i just need a little more support

  148. ESFP

  149. really life experiences is the best teaching as to understanding who we really are

  150. it is very amazing how the anatomy of characteristics can be broken down for each one of us as we go through life we constantly learn ourselves everyday

  151. I.S.T.J

  152. ESFP: So this basically describes your character?

  153. ISTJ

  154. Mine was intj very interesting

  155. I’m not sure how this was supposed to help me with anything really except figure out the type of thinker that I am. If i respond and think both ways what does that say about me?

  156. I found the survey interesting and in this aspect I think I am a mix person. I can behave like an introvert as well as an extrovert is some situation.

    • so what does that say about our organization skills and the ability for us to meet deadlines?

  157. It was interesting

  158. I am ESFP type.

  159. Awesome thanks

  160. I really appreciate and enjoy the presentation!

  161. ISTJ

  162. istj

  163. I do not fit in these personality boxes as cut and dried as are defined. I have been training my thinking, emotions, and reactions to conform with spiritual connection with GOD Thru the Bible and spiritual advice Thru revelation by way of word of knowledge and word of wisdom is discerning of spirits. There are no secular or natural, “boxes”
    for these choices. In reality,I do not fall into the standardized categories given as choices.

  164. ESTP

  165. ENFP

  166. ESTP

  167. INFJ.
    I learned a bit about myself

  168. Having to really think about my reactions, comforts and reality I learned some things about myself. I need interaction.

  169. I think the presentation is very informative, I enjoyed doing the quiz test and I did learn a lot about myself .

  170. I am E S T J. Hoping that’s a good thing !!!

    • My husband is an ESTJ…definitely an executive…a wonderful thing. Me being an ESFP and him being an ESTJ has made for a dynamic marriage. Together we make an unbeatable team….some call us a power couple!πŸŽ―πŸ€ŸβœŒοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜˜

  171. I am E S T J. Hoping that’s a good thing !!!!

  172. Says I am E S T J. Hoping that’s a good thing !!!

  173. E*S*T*J…

  174. I know a lot more about myself , I can deal with that.

  175. ENTJ- well I am okay with that

  176. EN

  177. Entj okayy???

  178. E S T P ???

  179. I am I S T J.

  180. Mines is ISTJ

  181. My personality type is ISFJ.

  182. I just found out I’m an ISFJ type of person, that is very interesting to me explains a lot

  183. The descriptions are very helpful to understand ourselves better. It’s interesting and fluid having traits from both sides. ENTP

  184. very interesting

  185. Interesting, it really describes me, my four personality type letters are E N F P.

  186. This really describe me…very interesting.

  187. the imfomation in this setion open my mine to a lot of thimg I did”nt know

    • To me there is no other way than to think before you react. My Pastor tells us {The Church} all the time “Watch what you say because once you say it you can not take it back”.

  188. the quize was enterresting gives me a more open mind on how to get work done

  189. WELL I FIND THE QUIZ IS HELPFULL AND IT DO’S HELP WITH THE discovering for self awareness.

  190. This quiz let me know that I need to change some things, it was very helpful

  191. i think the footage was interesting

  192. I did not find it interesting, but I did find it accurate I saw myself clearly in every ?

  193. I thought the test was interesting cuz I didn’t anything about my self…

  194. This quiz really show me my downfalls and what effect my everyday life. This shows me what i have to fix in my life.

  195. The quiz was very helpful,and helps become in touch with our weaknesses.

  196. Life itself is a challenge. Our personalities are a unique part of our make-up as human beings. All of the above characteristics entertwine to make us complex individuals.

  197. I think that the quiz was very interesting

    • I thought it was interesting cuz I didn’t know anything about my self know I know ….

  198. I think it’s a challenge to determine best descriptors as options can be based on natural and adapted/situational traits.

  199. I think the summary of the above article call for self discovery. We need to discover our self before we can genuinely do the test, this is because if we fail to answer the test questions accurately we may not get the accurate or correct desired result.

    • this was very interesting i discovered a lot about myself.

    • Well today I learned a lot about myself. I never really sat down and thought about what type of Personality or what type of person that I really am or what other people perceive me to be. My letters are I S T J

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