academic questions beginning with “Why” on one’s
academic background and achievements
1. Why did you
major in Finance ________ National Cheng Kung University?
2. Why did you
choose National Cheng University to pursue a bachelor's
degree _____ Finance?
3. Why _____ you
decided to pursue advanced study in this field?
4. Why are you
equipped to meet the rigorous demands ____ advanced study in Finance?
5. Why did you
perform so well _____ your undergraduate studies?
6. Why did you
concentrate _____ developing your analytical skills and research
fundamentals during undergraduate school?
7. Why did you
refuse several employment offers in the financial sector _____
completing your undergraduate studies?
8. Why ____
you take the highly competitive nationwide university entrance
Why are you confident ____ your ability to meet the
rigorous demands of graduate study?
Why do you feel that you can meet the rigorous demands ____ graduate
2. Further practice can be found in Unit 3 of
Writing Effective Study Plans
by Ted Knoy.