An academic interest is a particular field of study about a certain subject matter, such as history, mathematics or nursing. An academic activity is an extracurricular activity a student engages in that is educational, b... More »

Some of the most popular academic interests include the hard sciences, such as biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics; social sciences like psychology and criminal justice; and humanities, such as history and langua... More »

A common early goal for a student is to identify a program and to outline a course of study. A longer-term goal for students starting a degree program is to graduate. In a given semester, a student may have goals of pass... More »

A philosophical assumption is the theoretical framework used by researchers to collect, analyze and interpret the data that is collected in a particular field of study. It establishes the background used for coming to co... More »

The precise definition of academic achievement varies among professionals in the fields of academia, but is generally considered to be a benchmark of academic progress. Academic achievement is sometimes called proficienc... More »

Creativity, critical-thinking skills, communications skills, problem-solving skills, listening skills and perseverance can all be considered academic strengths. Academic strengths are skills and talents that help a stude... More »

Schools that provide for academic modification of some kind, such as the University of Michigan and Wright State University, often provide such forms on their school websites. Educational agencies, such as Oklahoma State... More »

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