What is a goal? A goal involves establishing clear, measurable and achievable objectives. What
is my goal at Lawson State? My goal at Lawson State is to finish ENG 101 with an A average. There are a range of things I can do to help assist myself in reaching my goal of successfully completing ENG 101. First, it will require sacrifice and hard work in order to have my desired outcome. Second, I must complete all my assignments accurately and in a timely manner. Finally, I must proactively approach my work load instead of reacting based on my inability to stay on track.
First, it will require sacrifice and hard work in order to have my desired outcome. I must study at least 45 minutes to an hour each day. This will help me stay on top of the material presented each day in class, acquire adequate skills in this area, and allow me to see problem areas I might need help with. I must study in a quit place, away from anything that might distract me from achieving my goal. By studying in a quit place I could be more focused on the task at hand, I can comprehend material read, and maximize focus for my studying time. I can read and re-read until I have a better understanding of concepts to be learned, or complete the assignment. It is important to be prepared for my class by being knowledgeable of the material we are studying and, my assignment ready for discussion.
Secondly, I must complete all my assignments accurately and in a timely manner to the best of my ability. According to my mentor it is best to start an assignment a.s.a.p. to avoid last minute crunch and, also help on accidents such as family emergencies, and unforeseen developments that might throw me off schedule. It is also good to make sure all requirements are followed by completely reading the assignment, following the class syllabus and using various handbooks to assist you with your assignments. I am a poor writer myself,...