Most students these days, describe high school as stressful and hard. Those are words that I would occasionally use to describe high school. The trick, however to getting through all of the work is by setting goals all throughout the high school journey.
Other than getting better study habits and making good grades, my personal goals play a big role in my academics. In fact, my goals are the very oars in the high school boat that help keep me moving in the correct direction to success. My number one goal, is to always look towards the future. Many new “adults” take on responsibilities that they just don't know how to handle. They are so used to acting like kids that responsibilities and any adult work becomes almost unbearable. Thus, they get pushed into situations that they never once thought that they would ever have to be in. The reason being is, instead of thinker of the future, they have decided to live in the present. This is exactly the same type of situation that I want to avoid, not only in high school, but in life. I make it a goal of min daily to realize that I need a plan for my future. Almost like a road map. Think of how ridiculous it would be if I decided not to think ahead and take a map with me while I was on my way to Springfield, Illinois. Just like in high school, I would be lost and I would not be very successful in life.
If I want to be successful and become what I want to become, which happens to be a cinematographer, I need to have a plan and a vision for the future. As a personal goal, thinking about the future also expands into academics. If I think in lieu of the future, then I am essentially thinking about what I need to achieve to be successful. I am forced to pay more attention to what is required of me to become who and what I need to be. On a small scale, my academic goals are mostly based around my grade. I spend much of my time questioning how good my grades are and how I can plan ahead and set...
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