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GSA can be used to:

  • diagnose entry-level students who may need assistance to develop critical thinking, problem solving, or writing skills.
  • provide additional criteria for selection to post-graduate study.
  • provide an instrument to use in various research studies.
  • other uses are also possible.

What are the benefits of GSA for the student?

  • The GSA results report can be added to a portfolio when applying for jobs.
  • Employers value graduates with skills in critical thinking, problem solving, written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The GSA scores provide prospective employers with information about achievement in each of these key areas. This adds to the credentials, such as academic results, offered for consideration when seeking employment.