Personal ResponsabilityThesis Statement and Informal Outline Worksheet
Gen/200 Version 2
December 19, 2011
Dr. Richard J. Ansson Jr.
In my opinion personal responsibility, means taking responsibility for my actions, accepting that any action that I take has consequences, and those consequences could directly or indirectly affect the people around me.
Establishing a relationship between personal responsibility and my college success is important. Receiving an education is my personal responsibility. Being successful in college and obtaining passing grades is a reflection of my success. To continue my college success I must remain motivated during school and after, finding ways to focus on the big picture; which is success, graduation, promotion, increase in salary, and personal status.
Having the freedom to make the choices that I need to succeed at the University of Phoenix will assist with my personal responsibility of my college success. Starting college is an action that I have taken which has fundamental consequences that would directly affect my family and me in many positive ways.
My preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility in my education: I will stay motivated, by having a positive attitude when it comes to my education and the school that I have chosen to attend. I will focus on completing my assignments in a timely matter, which will prevent me from falling behind in my progress. Concentrating on my attendance, this would enable me to achieve the success that I deserve, all in an adequate timeframe without the fear of receiving failing grades or being dropped from scheduled classes.
Since college is an investment of my personal time, I must find many reasons to stay motivated. Accepting the encouraging words from my professors and classmates will help me to remain motivated. Staying focused on my studies and completing my courses and assignments in the time permitted; prevents me from falling behind...