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Indicate any special talents or skills that you possess?

Justice_in_SeoulJustice_in_Seoul Posts: 55Registered User Junior Member
edited July 2010 in Georgetown University
What exactly do they mean by this? Could anyone please give me some examples of those??

Thanks! =]
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Replies to: Indicate any special talents or skills that you possess?

  • with_one_voicewith_one_voice Posts: 1,384Registered User Senior Member
    I just listed my most important awards and honors.
  • cali7802000cali7802000 Posts: 303Registered User Junior Member
    i just wrote characteristics about myself...

    though could anyone who got into Gtown early expand on what they did? did you guys actually write out awards and stuff or just quality traits and stuff??
  • jennqtf4jennqtf4 Posts: 274Registered User Junior Member
    I wrote about how I was a catalyst for multi-cultural activity =] A short little short answer. I got in EA into SFS. No awards...I'm kinda sick of that stuff. So I wanted to do something different! haha It was "unique" I'd say. Alot of my friends put down something funny too. I'd just say go with something you think is special about you and most likely to stand out! It'll catch their eye!
  • lala56lala56 Posts: 307Registered User Junior Member
    for example, if u collect cars in ur garage and pump them up, dats a skill ...
  • mememe245mememe245 Posts: 536Registered User Member
    Yeah, I'm planning on writing my awards/honors. Is everyone just listing them or are you guys writing it in complete sentences?
  • domesticandomestican Posts: 202Registered User Junior Member
    I just wrote hobbies, etc. that didn't fit in elsewhere on the application, like teaching myself Arabic, snowboarding, piano, guitar, harmonica, so on and so forth.
  • AkajjredAkajjred Posts: 728Registered User Member
    I did what domestican did.
  • Dave_BerryDave_Berry Posts: 33,347CC Admissions Expert Senior Member
    yea, i got in ea. i wrote about hobbies, just little things, i tried to make it more personal and laid-back than the other sections. no awards, etc. i figure that's what the other sections are for.

    i didn't really think my things qualified as 'special', but i i think they just wanted to give you a little freebie space, since their essays weren't as open-ended as, say, the common app , where you have the option of topic of your choice.
  • weerezweerez Posts: 60Registered User Junior Member
    i didn't put anything and got in
  • with_one_voicewith_one_voice Posts: 1,384Registered User Senior Member
    I'm not sure where else you're saying awards/honors fit on the app... ?

    I just listed my awards though... It's such a small space that I don't think it really matters, and there was no where else on the freakin app to put my honors.
    I used the essays to be creative and tell about my character.
  • JennieHJennieH Posts: 14Registered User New Member
    yeah i was wondering too if there was any place to put honors/awards won? because i just listed hobbies and didn't take it too seriously but now i'm not sure where i can include awards...
  • Dave_BerryDave_Berry Posts: 33,347CC Admissions Expert Senior Member
    oh lol. sorryyy i guess i got confused then..i did that app so long ago and have done like 9 others since then...

    i wonder where i put my own awards/honors lol...
  • MyChainDownLowMyChainDownLow Posts: 137Registered User Junior Member
    did any of you use more than the space provided? i might want to do that since my response turned out to be longer since I got carried away.
  • williamhdzwilliamhdz Posts: 1Registered User New Member
    This is a simple question to answer. Each person has skills and talents, such as writing, singing, dancing etc. Now, the school just wants to know you a little better by asking questions like this one. So what are you good at? That is the question. Don't be nervous and definitely do not panic. Good luck!
  • terroristlatinoterroristlatino Posts: 112Registered User Junior Member
    i wrote about how i know every single type of passanger plane
    and how i can do the wave with my stomach
    and am fluent in spanish and stuff... i just put cool things in general that weren't on my college apps (even if they are kind of weird...)
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