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How to link best debater as academic award watch

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    Yesterday I was writing an application form for internship and there's one question asking about my academic achievement. I dont really have any so I panicked and I wrote I got best debator in the final of a competition. I handed it in and the company wanted to have a interview with me next week. I am scared they will ask me why i fill out debate awards as I personally think debate has no relation to academics. Can anyone provide me some ideas to link debate awards to academic so I wont get screwed if they ask me this question. Thanks so much. xoxo
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    (Original post by jack jones34)
    Yesterday I was writing an application form for internship and there's one question asking about my academic achievement. I dont really have any so I panicked and I wrote I got best debator in the final of a competition. I handed it in and the company wanted to have a interview with me next week. I am scared they will ask me why i fill out debate awards as I personally think debate has no relation to academics. Can anyone provide me some ideas to link debate awards to academic so I wont get screwed if they ask me this question. Thanks so much. xoxo
    They aren't going to ask you why you think debate is an academic award! They'll just accept that you do. They might ask you about how you might apply your debating skills in the workplace, but they aren't interested in why you filled a form in like you did. They are interested in whether you've got the relevant skills.
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    Thanks so much for your advice! but just in case they ask me, can you think of any reason why debate is related to academic? I am really bad at improvising and this internship is very important to me and I don't want anything goes wront in the interview. Thanks a lot xoxo
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    (Original post by jack jones34)
    Thanks so much for your advice! but just in case they ask me, can you think of any reason why debate is related to academic? I am really bad at improvising and this internship is very important to me and I don't want anything goes wront in the interview. Thanks a lot xoxo
    You really need to calm down and focus on what they ARE going to ask you in the interview. Have you looked at the skills they are asking fr and got good examples of when you have demonstrated all those skills? Don you know what part this role plays in the organisation? Do you know what the aim of the organisation is? Why are they offering internships, what's the benefit for them?
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    sure thanksss
 
 
 
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