Basically each person has different character strength in achieving the goal expected. The character strength becomes a typical structure of an individual's personality that distinguishes itself from the others. Individuals with high achievement motivation will attempt to set a specific goal, using some strategic measurements, highly will-power, and always worked hard. This study aimed to explore the character strength of students who are excellence in academic. The method used mix method which are combine both quantitative and qualitative approaches. The numbers of subjects in this study were 30 students from 9 faculties in UIN Sunan Gunung Djati whom selected based on the highest GPA score. The character strength had seen from the individually measurements results of the Values in Action-Inventory strenghts (VIA-IS) which consists of 240 items in the form of scale Likert. Interviews with subjects than have been conducted to gained more information related to the character strength of them. The results has showed that a strength of character typical of the outstanding students, namely Hope, Perseverance, and Spirituality.
Fahmi, I., & Ramdani, Z. (2018). PROFIL KEKUATAN KARAKTER DAN KEBAJIKAN PADA MAHASISWA BERPRESTASI. Psympathic : Jurnal Ilmiah Psikologi, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.15575/psy.v1i1.471