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True Colors™ is a tool for helping you to identify some characteristics of your personality. It was modeled after the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the work of Dr. David Keirsey in his book, Please Understand Me. True Colors™ was created by Don Lowry. More information can be found at

Look at the illustrations below, and rank them in order from the one most like you (4) to the one least like you (1). 
Pull down the number below the image that corresponds to your choice for each image. 

(Click on the image to see a larger version of it.)

Read each of the descriptions below, and rank them in order from the one most like you (4) to the one least like you (1). 
Pull down the number below the description that corresponds to your choice for each description. 

(Click on the Additional Description line at the bottom for more information.)


I am courageous. I act on a moment's notice. I see life as a roll of the dice, a game of chance. I need stimulation, freedom, and excitement. I am a natural leader, troubleshooter, and performer. I like to do things that require variety, results, and participation. I often enjoy using tools. I am competitive and bounce back quickly from defeat. I value action, resourcefulness, and courage. I am generous, charming, and impulsive. I show affection through physical contact.



Additional Description ORANGE


I am conventional. I am the pillar of strength and have high respect for authority. I like to
establish and maintain policies, procedures, and schedules. I have a strong sense of right and wrong. I am naturally parental and dutiful. I do things that require organization, dependability, management, and detail. I need to be useful and to belong. I am the sensible, stable backbone of any group. I believe that work comes before play.
I value home, family, status, security, and tradition. I seek relationships that help me ensure a predictable life. I am caring, concerned, and loyal. I show concern through the practical things I do.

Additional Description GOLD


I am compassionate. I am always encouraging and supporting. I am a peacemaker, sensitive to the needs of others. I am a natural romantic. I like to do things that require caring, counseling, nurturing, and harmonizing. I have a strong desire to contribute and to help others lead more significant lives. I am poetic and often enjoy the arts. I value integrity and unity in relationships. I am enthusiastic, idealistic, communicative, and sympathetic. I express my feelings easily.




Additional Description BLUE


I am conceptual. I have an investigative mind, intrigued by questions like, "Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" I am an independent thinker, a natural nonconformist, and live life by my own standards. I like to do things that require vision, problem solving, strategy, ingenuity, design, and change. Once I have perfected an idea, I prefer to move on to a new challenge. I value knowledge, intelligence, insight, and justice. I enjoy relationships with shared interests. I prefer to let my head rule my heart. I am cool, calm, and collected. I do not express my emotions easily.


Additional Description GREEN





Read each group of words in the spaces below. From Left to Right, rank
them in order from the ones most like you (4)
to the ones least like you (1). Pull down the number next to the group of words that correspond to your choice for each group of words.

 Active Opportunistic Spontaneous
 Parental Traditional Responsible
 Authentic Harmonious Compassionate
 Versatile Inventive Competent

Competitive Impetuous Impactful
 Practical Sensible Dependable
 Unique Empathetic Communicative
 Curious Conceptual Knowledgeable

Realistic Open-Minded Adventuresome
 Loyal Conservative Organized
 Devoted Warm Poetic
 Theoretical Seeking Ingenious

 Daring Impulsive Fun
Concerned Procedural Cooperative
 Tender Inspirational Dramatic
 Determined Complex Composed

 Exciting Courageous Skillful
 Orderly Conventional Caring
 Vivacious Affectionate Sympathetic
 Philosophical Principled Rational

Now add the numbers DOWN the columns and select the correct total in each of the fields below.
Be sure to include the scores from Steps 1 and 2 above.






Your highest score indicates your primary or brightest color; the lowest score represents the color least like you. 

When you have the totals entered, CLICK HERE. Enter your scores and colors in the correct box on the form.

Be sure to include your NAME and CLASS.

For more detailed information on the relationships
between teachers and students of different True Color types,
click here.

Your selections will be emailed to me. I will double check the totals and give you more information about your True Color™. The results can help me to determine how best to teach you. By also knowing my True Color™, you may learn what to expect from me, and how best to communicate with me.

The information and images on this page are the property of True Colors™ Services and Products, 30812 South Pacific Coast Highway Laguna Beach, California 92677 USA Telephone: 888-558-2577; 800-422-4686 E-mail: This page is in no way affiliated with Mr. Lowry or his organization. It was created for use by students in my classes.