Goal Setting Essay

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Goal Setting Worksheet

Review this week’s resources (for example SMART criteria, and the Career Plan Building Activities). Respond to the following in 50 to 100 words each:

1. Describe one academic goal that you have created using the SMART criteria. How do SMART criteria contribute to your academic goals?

One of my academic goals is to receive Honor grades for this quarter. This goal fits all criteria for the SMART list. I can make this happen by staying positive and not giving up. I know what I must do and I will do it. Determination will lead me to my goal. Positive outcome will come with great effort for this achievement.

2. Describe one professional/career goal you have created using the SMART criteria and Career Plan Building Activities results. How did the results of the Career Interest Profiler and Career Plan Building Activity on Competencies contribute to your professional goal development?

My career goal is to receive my Associate Degree. The outcome from the career competencies and profiler was outstanding. It’s the opposite for what I’m going to college for now. This is an advice I will keep posted in the event the medical field isn’t of my best interest. Those outcomes were actual my goals in high school, but changed as I got older.

3. Describe the stress and time-management strategies you have learned this week that will help you achieve your goals.

I have to better ignore distraction. An example would be my phone ringing while I’m reading an article for class. I will set my phone on a schedule to not ring during specific hours of my learning. Feeling comfortable and mind at ease would prevent stress. With me trying to do everything at once, this could cause aggravation. I will do one thing at a time. I‘ve used this to balance out my expectations and responsibilities.

4. Describe how you will balance academic