Goals Paper

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Goals Paper
Oct. 12th, 2010

Goals Paper
Life is full of opportunities, its what and how you decide to go about these opportunities that decides your path in life. For people like me that like to plan ahead and make goals to a brighter future it is a simple task. I have established three different types of goals, two that will lead me to my long term goal of getting a job with the orange county sheriffs office. My personal long term goal is to move out of my home and live either with some friends as roommates or alone. My Academic goal would definitely have to be to get a B.A. Degree in Criminal Justice. To achieve these long term goals I’m going to need to build on a basis of smaller and less time consuming goals. For all three long term goals there are intermediate and short term goals.

As a long term personal goal I would love to move out of my house. This value is personal to me because I’m growing and want to experience life as a young adult. This isn’t going to be possible living in a house with a younger brother and hundreds of other responsibilities around the house. To achieve this long term goal, I have set up an intermediate goal which is to open my own savings account with the bank of my choice. I want to do this because it will ensure that I will have enough money to cover rent wherever I may go for a few months and not worry about how I’m going to pay for rent. My short term goal to be able to accomplish both my intermediate and long term goal is to get a job. I want to get a job so I can both support myself and save money for future investments. One major challenge is finding a job that would hire someone out of high school. It is tough especially in this economy, so im going to apply to every place that is welcoming applications.

Continuing my education and receiving a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice is my long term academic goal. This goal is of great value to me because it ties along with my goal of becoming a...
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