Director - ESTJ

Parents Advice / Style: Drives past McDonalds. "No McDonalds. We already have food at home."

Teachers Advice / Style: “Yes, Jimmy, I understand that your Grandpa passed away this weekend, but did you not see clearly outlined in the Syllabus in Section 12.72, that all unexcused absences must be immediately reported to the Principal? I mean if you had submitted the assignment only a minute after midnight, I may give you a little bit of credit... but four minutes and thirty seven seconds? I don’t think so.”

As student - which subject: Architecture as they are organized and systematic.

At school: Thinks they are the teacher. Who does not understand why kicking out the Investigator would come with too much tension in the class? That is a rule, doesn't anyone understand? A rule.

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Developer - ENTJ

Parents Advice / Style: "Career Plan A. Also, because Mother knows best. Also, you are becoming a doctor."

Teachers Advice / Style: "I understand your pet dog just died, but we need to stay focussed on what is at hand. We only have eight more weeks until the practice test and I want all of you to be achieving perfect scores on that. And hold on. Did you just call me Mr. Pork-Belley? That’s Sir Fitzroy to you.”

As student - which subject: History as they enjoy learning about historical significances and meaning. With constant evaluation of the timeline of life and believe that by learning history, they can predict the future.

At school: The "who cares" student who has no time for dramas. There are many goals to be achieved so they just start reviewing their notes.

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Results - ESTP

Parents Advice / Style: "Live life dangerously. Go out and break a leg. Jump off a plane if you have to!"

Teachers Advice / Style: "Yooo what’s good my guys? My name’s Kyle and I’ll be subbing in for Mr. Wordsworth today. I’m a bit hungover from the university party last night, so sorry about that... but I bet you all know what that’s like. He he he."

As student - which subject: Physical Education as they are good with physical sport and are competitive.

At school: The sporty student who has got a collection of all sport trophies. And supports the Inspirational in the debate just to make everything funnier. Also knows many jokes for every situation.

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Inspirational - ENTP

Parents Advice / Style: "Live wholesomely! Learn to do everything balanced."

Teachers Advice / Style: "All right, time for some class discussion." {Everyone tries to avoid eye contact} "Let’s see… Ah, Harold you have been a bit quiet recently! How would you defend against the Senate’s recent decision to pass the the Climate Change (It's all nonsense) bill?”

As student - which subject: Public Speaking as they have a free flow way with words, are articulate and are great impromptu speakers. They are not called the "Debaters" without a valid reason.

At school: Does not get the teacher but pretends to lend support just to see where the debate goes, then suddenly changes their opinion to make it more challenging.

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Persuader - ENFJ

Parents Advice / Style: "This is what you want? Alright, let's make your dreams a reality." *Fast forward 10 years* "Wait, I thought you wanted this? This is not what you want? At least you are a doctor, I guess?"

Teachers Advice / Style: "So ladies and gentlemen, while our history class may now be coming to a close, I want you all to let this example of Martin Luther King Jr. stay with you forever. No matter what anybody tells you, never give up. Never let anyone tell you who you can or cannot be. So go out there now, live your wildest dreams and be the person that you were always meant to be. Thank you."

As student - which subject: Languages as they love connecting with other people and cultures, and somehow also typically tend to be good at and interested in languages.

At school: Is the student who calmly talks and persuades the teacher why they are wrong. Tries to play cool and fights the growing anger and sadness inside.

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Appraiser - ESFJ

Parents Advice / Style: "Hey kids, look what Dad just brought home!" *Shows the Disneyland tickets*

Teachers Advice / Style: "You said 4 + 4 = 5, Freddy? Oh, you’re just a tiny bit off! But a really good try! You’re doing great!"

As student - which subject: Home Economics as they have a class that brings people together that is doing something that is highly practical.

At school: The student who is talking with their friend about the situation. They are also volunteers to go and talk to the Investigator to have them come back. (In reality, they just will go and tell them to never come back again because the teacher is absolutely wrong.) Meanwhile, stares at the teacher in a bad way.

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Promoter - ENFP

Parents Advice / Style: Drives past McDonalds. Kids scream: "McDonalds!" and the parent also scream: "McDonalds!"

Teachers Advice / Style: "All right guys, I don’t know about you, but learning about volcanoes is just so fascinating! You know what would be awesome? To see a real life volcano! That gives me an idea... hmm..." {goes on phone} "Ok, guys I just bought 28 tickets for us all to go see the volcano in Mauna Loa in Hawaii!"

As student - which subject: Drama as they love diving into what makes a character and are in tune with their emotions and emotional expression.

At school: The student who feels bad for the Investigator and wants to defend them but, hey look!, there's a bird outside the window! Passionately talks about how admirable the bird is and tries to pat it.

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Counselor - ESFP

Parents Advice / Style: "Just enjoy and live in the moment, because the future that exists after stems from the now."

Teachers Advice / Style: "All right kids, let’s start off class today with a mixer! Pair off in groups of three and talk about your favorite thing you did over the Christmas holidays."

As student - which subject: Sex Education. Centre of attention isn't it?

At school: The popular student who is already out of the class because the class is too boring. So joins the Investigator to see if they want to come to tonight's karaoke party. (Investigator? Karaoke party? Error 404: Investigator not found.)

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Specialist - ISFP

Parents Advice / Style: "Life is a blank canvas. It's what you paint in it that makes it colourful."

Teachers Advice / Style: "For the final exam, I’ve decided to do something a little creative. I’d like you all to create an interpretative painting of French history in the baroque era and how that intertwines with the modern era."

As student - which subject: Art. They are called the "Artists" for a reason and are highly individualistic and great with out of the box artistic expression.

At school: Feels sad and starts drawing doodles of each student. Meanwhile sings a song in their mind.

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Investigator - INFJ

Parents Advice / Style: "Be kind and care for one another, because a good character always comes first."

Teachers Advice / Style: {Student:} "So that’s why he dumped me. And I’m not really sure who to ask for help with my anxiety because my parents are going through a divorce. And then of course, my pet dog died the other week, so I’m looking for advice on how to cope with that as well."
{Teacher}: "That must be so hard and I really am deeply sorry. But what exactly does that have to do with Algebra 2?"

As student - which subject: English as they have a way with words and language and are great at story telling and literature.

At school: When they, as the perfect student, forget their homework and the teacher kicks them out of the class. They they leave the class with their trademark door slam.

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Agent - INFP

Parents Advice / Style: "Do what makes who you are and what frees you. No, I'm not talking about drugs!"

Teachers Advice / Style: "All right, I wrote a poem to help us learn this: Six times seven is like two blissful sailors skimming the ocean blue. And when they reach their celestial shore, written in the sand is 42."

As student - which subject: Poetry as poetry has a bit of that free flowing nature on which they thrive.

At school: The polite invisible student who is writing a poem or a diary rapidly but the tensions in the class have shattered their heart. They then just stare at their papers and try to ignore the sadness and stress.

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Achiever - ISTP

Parents Advice / Style: "You broke your bike again? Sure! I'll fix it up right now." *Pulls out welder*

Teachers Advice / Style: "Ok, so now’s the part of the class where I’m supposed to explain and describe the theory behind all this, but let’s face it. None of us are going to use that in the real world anyway, so let’s just do some more examples."

As student - which subject: Robotics as great with their hands and building things so robotics comes naturally.

At school: The calm and relaxed student under circumstance. Why do people make a fuss? Be cool. That is just a simple class and that is a simple teacher kicking out a simple student. Relax!

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Practitioner - ISFJ

Parents Advice / Style: The parent who packs lunch for the kids diligently every morning at 5am. The president of the Parents Support Group.

Teachers Advice / Style: "I know we have a big final exam coming up, and you all must be so stressed out. I feel bad for you all, so that’s why I’ve decided to give you all an automatic A even if you fail the final exam."

As student - which subject: Music is often a traditional field, which they find appealing and well regarded. It also requires quiet, consistent dedication, a strength. It also seems like many have perfect pitch.

At school: Feels sorry about the Investigator. It's sad, but it's the rule. The teacher could be kinder though. Nods to support the Persuader.

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Objective Thinker - ISTJ

Parents Advice / Style: *Micromanages grades, allowance, spending and time. "You are 1.2 seconds late, I thought you would be back at 10pm sharp?"

Teachers Advice / Style: "If you want to do well in this course, you’ve got to put in the work. I would expect at least five hours of studying this material each day and, preferably, a little extra on weekends. At least that’s what I did when I took this course in high school."

As student - which subject: Computer Science as they love the required organization/systemizing and the details and lexicon that requires memorization.

At school: Does not care about school. Rules are rules and should be obeyed. Meanwhile writes next sessions homework. Please somebody stop the interrupting Promoter talking about that bird 'face palm'.

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Perfectionist - INTP

Parents Advice / Style: Encourages learning and curiosity while being laid back.

Teachers Advice / Style: "So then you use Gaussian elimination to find the derivative and you set x equal to 217, to get the final answer of 2. And that’s how you solve 1 + 1."

As student - which subject: Mathematics as well as being good at physics as Their self esteem is often defined by their evaluation of their own intelligence and what is more smart than mathematics?

At school: Did not even recognise all the fuss because is too busy with a bunch of brilliant ideas in their mind which are more interesting than the whole class and are way ahead of the teacher.

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Enhancer - INTJ

Parents Advice / Style: "We will have Career plans A, B, C, D and E. And maybe a plan Z in case the kid wants to pursue the arts."

Teachers Advice / Style: "What’s that you say? You think I made a mistake when writing the exam paper? If you think that, I’m guessing you must be a flat-earther and think pigs can fly, too."

As student - which subject: Physics as they are great at connecting the dots of abstract movement. Physics concepts often come incredibly naturally to them.

At school: The student who does not give a damn and continues to read their book which is way more beneficial than the class and way more relevant than the dumb teacher.

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