Continuing Academic Success

In: Business and Management

Submitted By aram818
Words 1237
Pages 5
Continuing Academic Success


GEN/201

09/29/14
Felicia Pettway

Continuing Academic Success

It was a big decision for me to continue my path to higher education without giving up. Personally, it took me 4 years of community college to finish with my general education program because of the obstacle that came through my path. Being in school my whole life, honestly speaking I was just about ready to give up because of the stress and pressure. Knowing how far I was to my goal and a little help from my family I was able to make a decision to not give up and peruse my goal and attain my diploma. Persistence is key and in knowing that I am going to strive to finish my goal.
Setting Goals
Setting goals is key when it comes to achieving them. It is crucial to set realistic goals that you know you can accomplish as opposed to setting unrealistic one that you know is far from reach. The University talks a lot about setting goals and achieving them. According to University of Phoenix Goal Setting and Time Management (2014), S.M.A.R.T. goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely. One personal goals that I set forth for myself is to obtain by Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Management. That will enable me in my career to move the corporate ladder and acquire the position I see myself in.
The Writing Process
Good writing is essential for success in school and the 21st Century workplace. Writing is a combination of skill that is best taught by breaking up the writing process. By focusing on the process of writing, almost everyone learns to write successfully. The five steps in the writing process are pre writing, making a draft, revising, editing, and publishing. (University of Phoenix, 2014). When the writer goes through the step by step process the mystery is alleviated and it becomes easier for the writer to compose a...