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Andreea Sandu

Okay, so you nailed your application and got invited to the interview.

Great job!

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After doing a quick internet search on preparing responses for an interview, you realize one of the most common questions asked is "What are your strengths? "

So...where do you begin?

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Brainstorm

Write down at least 10 strengths you have that relate to the position you are interviewing for.

This could be for a job, school, volunteer work, etc.

Don't be humble! Now is your time to shine!

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Quiz

Angie has always wanted to be a librarian, and she has an interview for her dream job. What strength should Angie discuss?

Narrow Down Your List

Narrow your list down to your top 3 strengths that you feel comfortable discussing.

In most scenarios, you won't be asked to name all your strengths, but having 3 allows you to be prepared under pressure.

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Include Examples

For each item on your list, include one example or story from your past experience to help illustrate your strengths.

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