Career Goals: Sonya May
As I begin the next chapter of this portion of my educational journey, I face the challenge of deciding what my ultimate education goal will be. There are numerous factors that must be considered when making this decision. One of those factors is determining if Walden University will provide the type of educational setting that is needed to reach my goal. While an online academic setting is the correct choice, I must determine with the outcomes and features of my future courses will line up with what I hope to accomplish. Unfortunately, I do not think that Walden University is a good fit for me. Personal Goals
When determining a career goal, one must also consider the effect on personal goals. My most important personal goal is to provide a positive home environment for my family. Stress associated with being enrolled in school can affect this goal. I need a school that can provide the needed feedback in a timely manner. This would help to reduce this level of stress. Another personal goal that I have is providing economically for my family. I believe that furthering my education will assist with this goal. According to an article from 2011 by Olivia Winslow, “The income of American workers is far more affected by education level than other factors, including gender and race, according to a new Census Bureau study. The study is based on estimated lifetime earnings of people aged 25 to 64 using demographic data from the bureau's 2006-2008 American Community Survey. Data collected include education level, age, income and race.” (www.newsday.com). I believe the outcomes of this university would align with this goal. Career Goals
My main career goal is to ultimately obtain my Master’s degree. While considering this university, I agree that the outcomes that are set forth in my Learning Path would align with this goal. I am not so sure when considering the features of this setting....