What Your College Course Says About You

by Pam Carlota   |  Feb 15, 2017
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If you're about to start college, don't worry over being a loner or not making any friends in your university. Or if you've roamed the college halls for a while now, you might have notice that you and your course mates not only just talk the same language, but also understand each other better. A study suggests that there's a reason why college students easily get along with students from their own course, and psychologist Dr. Anna Vedel has those answers! Of the 13,300 students she tested, she found that students of the same course share some personality traits. She broke them into five personality traits, with each classifying the majority of students per course.

  1. Neuroticism

This personality trait suggests that you are often moody, irritable, and emotional. If your course falls into this category, don't worry because there's something good in store for you in the next traits.

Students who scored high: Students studying Art, Humanities, and Psychology

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Students who scored low: Students studying Economics and Business 

  1. Extroversion

This means that you are sociable and assertive.

Students who scored high: Students studying Law, Political Science, and Premedical

Students who scored low: Students studying Art and Humanities

  1. Openness

This personality trait means that you are filled with creativity and have a wide range of interests.

Students who scored highStudents studying Humanities, Art, Psychology, and Political Science

Students who scored low: Students studying Econimics, Engineering, Law, and other sciences

  1. Agreeableness

This means that you are trustworthy and selfless.

Students who scored highStudents studying Humanities, Arts, Psychology, Political Science, Engineering, Premedical, and other sciences.

Students who scored lowStudents studying Law, business, and Economics

  1. Conscientiousness

This means that you are always organized, focused, and thorough.

Students who scored highStudents studying Law, Psychology, Political Science, Engineering, Premedical, and other sciences.

Students who scored low: Students studying Art and Humanities

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(via independent.co.uk)

What do you think Candy Girls? Do you think the psychologist got it right? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!

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