I have discovered a vital step to success in college is setting goals. There have been many teachers and others that told me this through the years. However, I truly never honed this skill until my time in college.
With a constant barrage of class assignments and study demands, college can be over whelming. Having distinct goals allows you to have a concentration, and focus your time on what is most important to you. It also makes you think about where you want to go with your education.
Goals can be as big or as little as you like. From being on time to class to maintaining a certain G.P.A., it is all about what you want to improve on.
I personally find it best to start out with smaller goals. Making goals that are unrealistic or are too difficult for you to reach can discourage you and make you throw in the towel before you have given yourself a fair shot.
Start out with a goal you know you can accomplish with a little bit of effort. This will get you started on the right foot. If you stick with it soon you will see yourself setting and accomplishing one goal after another.
What will be the first goal you will accomplish?
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What are some of the goals you have set?
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