The Importance of Student Profile and Portfolio towards Academic and Career Development


A student profile and portfolio are important tools for planning your academic development as a comprehensive view of your strengths, weaknesses, and interests.  This information can be used by personal mentors or tutors in universities, as well as academic advisors to design personalized learning plans for your educational and career pursuit. 


A student profile typically includes highlights such as:

  • Your academic record
  • Standardized test scores
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Any special talents or interests


A student portfolio, on the other hand, is a collection of:

  • work samples
  • school projects
  • other artifacts that demonstrate your learning and achievements.   This can include academic presentations, academic papers, creative writing, artwork, and other projects that showcase your skills and abilities. 


Unlike a general transcript or resume that simply summarises a student’s qualifications and experiences, a student profile and a well-developed portfolio can provide a detailed and nuanced picture of your abilities, personal traits, and potential, and can be used to support applications to colleges, universities, and even graduate schools.   It acts as a bridge to pave your education path that eventually leads to your academic and career goals. 


Bearing Academy consultants, who are recent graduates of various professional academic programs are able to offer keen advice on ways to develop student profiles and portfolios in high quality as a pivotal tool to your academic advancement.   Contact us today for more information about our service. 

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