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Have a clear vision of your desired process and end result. Know exactly what you want to accomplish.
How will you know when your goal is accomplished? Use numbers and precise ways of measuring whenever possible. Measurement will give you specific feedback and hold you accountable.
Don't make your goal too hard or too easy. Goals should push you but it is important that they remain achievable.
Make sure your goal is doable in the time frame chosen. Outline steps you can take to accomplish it. Understand the steps the goal will require and make sure that you can reach them.
Set a completion date for your goal as well as for specific steps of your goal. This helps you to remain accountable and motivated.
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Academic Goals : Print Materials
Book of Majors 2016 by
Call Number: L 901 .C6787 2016
Publication Date: 2015-07-07
Covers over 1,100 college majors in the U.S and shows which colleges and universities offer which majors with which degrees: Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate. Available at Main Campus. 2013 Edition available at Franklin and South Campuses.
The Community College Advantage by
Call Number: LB 2328.15 .U6 M46 2013
Publication Date: 2013-05-07
Whether you're looking to transfer to a four-year school or you want an edge in the job market, community college could be your key to success. The question is: How can you make community college work to your advantage? Available at Main, South, and Franklin Campuses.
The Community College Career Track by
Call Number: LB 2328 .S61 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-25
Get a good education without massive debt, and enter a field that's actually hiring In coming years, millions of great jobs will be opening up in growth areas like advanced manufacturing, biotechnology, health care, information technology, and sustainable energy. These jobs can pay as well as, or much better than, the average income for four-year college graduates. They generally offer high levels of day-to-day satisfaction. And the path to all of them begins in the community colleges. Available at Main and South Campuses
The Secrets of College Success by
Publication Date: 2013-04-15
Combines easy-to-follow tips with insider information to help students navigate and succeed in college: pick courses and choose a major, manage your time and stress level, develop college-level study skills, get good grades, interact effectively with the professor, and more. Available online. Click title for access.
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