My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses

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My Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
Kourtney
GEN 195
September 24, 2013
My Personal Strength and Weaknesses
The most common thing employees will ask a potential employee in an interview is “What are some of your common strengths and weaknesses?” I despise this question simply because thinking about my strengths and weaknesses is not something I randomly stop and think about too often. However, that challenge was brought up in my GEN 195 class at the University of Phoenix. The only difference was that I was provided the proper resources/surveys to help me accurately recognize what some of my strengths and some of my weaknesses are. It ultimately came down to that even though my strength is organization, I struggle with writing and procrastination, so I will have to develop a set of skills in order to advance in these two areas. In order to succeed in my college career and take the next step toward my career choice of criminal justice, I know I will have to work on one of my weaknesses, which is writing. I know that writing is stressed to be important in my career choice, so taking a workshop to improve my writing skills will help me in the future. Nevertheless, I know that my academic writing will differ from the writing I will be expected to do in my career choice, so it would help me significantly if I took the time to re-read Chapter 10 and Chapter 11 of Your College Experience: Strategies of Success. I can both improve my chances of success in my college classes and in my career, if I work on developing my writing skills. The weakness that I struggle with the most and feel that needs to be corrected in order to succeed in my college career is my weakness of procrastination. Procrastination is something I have struggled with since I can remember. An example of this is waiting to turn in my assignments at the last minute or even not doing assignments at all. I feel that I need to learn to stick to a schedule and plan accordingly, so...
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