My Strengths And Weaknesses Of An Effective Student

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Going back to school can be very intimidating, especially when one has been out of school for a long time. However, through a self-assessment, a new student can evaluate their current skills and use their current strengths and weaknesses to create a game plan that will help them be an effective student. Personally, I think this is a great tool because it helped me identify what my strengths are. Since I identified more strengths than weaknesses I saw this self-assessment as a motivation tool. In this lesson, I learned that there can be patterns to your strengths and your weaknesses (Bethel University, 2014). This essay will go over what my strengths and weaknesses were, after taking the self-assessment. After reviewing my weaknesses, I noticed a theme. The theme that stood out is my inability to effectively plan. I am not a very calculated person and because of this I struggle in time management, money management, focusing on one thing at a time, and effectively planning (Bethel University, 2014). The strengths that I identified in this self-assessment are reading, curiosity, determination, ability to adapt to change, understanding technology, and my energy level (Bethel University, 2014). These strengths show me that I am someone that is curious and because of that I keep up with the latest news through reading. Also, I have grown with the company that I work for because of my ability to adapt to change. To avoid focusing too much time on my
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