Lifetime Goals Research Paper

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Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future academic and extracurricular activities might help you achieve your goals. My lifetime goal is simple; to positively impact the lives of those who need it the most. In high school I made the decision to create an academic and life plan that would help me fulfill my mission. With the help of my mentors I set my career sights on becoming a social worker, special education teacher or child psychologist. All these professions have one thing in common helping people who need it the most, but are often forgotten or ignored by society. I've made progress with the steps completed in these last four years, but I know there is still more to be done. My academic activities prepared me for my lifetime goals in several ways. Whether working or volunteering, I have managed to maintain a high GPA. Having such a busy schedule and wanting to maintain a high GPA has been difficult, but I have been able to do this by studying very hard during my free time and pushing myself when studying; this is especially true for tests, because testing is something I truly struggle with. Some of the ways I overcame this was by studying rather
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