Everyone has probably come across this buzzword – emotional intelligence. As a criterion for applicants – regardless whether it’s for a university program or a job position – the EQ has largely become even more important than a person’s IQ. Can you define what emotional intelligence stands for?
Read this New York Times article to find out whether you are emotionally intelligent or still have room for improvement. A small piece of advice: it doesn’t hurt including one or more of the characteristics (given that you possess them) mentioned in the article when you compose your Personal Statement.
(© 2015 The New York Times Company, published on 7th April, 2015)