My Goals for the Future

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“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals”- Henry David Thoreau. Making and achieving goals is so important in one’s life, because once you have achieve them it makes you a better person. Achieving goals make you feel confidence in yourself, and it gives you the sense of accomplishment. Like the quote says it’s not about what you get from achieving your goals it’s about what you become by achieving your goals.

I was always a person who had very high goals because I felt that the higher they are, the harder I will work to achieve them. After high school I will be attending Clemson University in the Call Me Mister Program and one of my goals is to become a great teacher. Every since I was in middle school I always felt that education was my calling, because I love to talk and help others. Now as a high school senior I have start working towards my goal by entering the teacher cadet class where I am in the classroom with students. Being in this program has really brought me closer to the education field. I have learned that becoming a teacher is not just about teaching, but it’s about mentoring and loving your students. Teaching is a way to aid parents with the upbringing of their children. I believe that being a part of the Call Me Mister program will most definitely help me reach my goal, because “Mister” means Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models which is one of their main priority.

Another goal of mine is to become a Principal. I feel that one should never stop at just one goal; there should always be others in place. Once I reach my first goal to become a teacher; I will strive to become an effective Principal. Being a principal will give me the authority to help all students be successful. Becoming a principal would give me the lead away of putting my school on the map. Being the strong, family oriented leader that I am, I can do many things as a principal. I see myself...
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