Academic strengths are talents, character traits, knowledge and experiences that allow an individual to thrive in a learning environment. These are mostly related to study, technology, time management, social, communication and language skills. It is also possible to include basic character traits such as honesty and talents related to a subject such as math or art. The following are common academic strengths.
Dealing with Criticism
Love of Learning
Special Skill e.g. a hobby
Subject Strength e.g. Art
Tolerance for Disagreement
NotesIt is common for application procedures for education to ask candidates for their academic strengths and weaknesses. In this case, it is common to have a follow up question. As such, you may prepare to tell the story of how you acquired and applied each strength.
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