goals essay

Topics: High school, Goal, Need Pages: 2 (663 words) Published: September 20, 2013
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Kelly Marcus
Ms.kline
English
13 September 2012
Achieving my Goals
Bo Jackson once said, “set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” Without goals I would be lost on which move to make next. I would be like a baby without its mother, lost and confused. Goals determine where I’m going to go in life. Therefore, goals are very important to me as a devoted student and a person who cares about her future. For this year I have focused on an educational, personal, and long term goal. The goals I have selected for myself are get a 3.8 GPA for sophomore year, get closer to my religion, and down the road get a very high pay successful job.

The academic goal I would like to achieve this year is getting a 3.8 GPA for my sophomore year. A few ways I can achieve this is to do all my homework, study all my tests/quizzes‘, and most important to stop being lazy. The challenges I will face trying to accomplish this goal is I could become very gregarious and not want to do any of the work I receive. However, if I strive for accuracy and listen and understand with empathy I no I can reach my goal. This goal is extremely important to me because I want to go to a good university and be successful and by succeeding in school and passing my classes it will allow me to do whatever I want to pursue.

The personal goal I have set for myself is to get closer to my religion and closer to god. I grew up learning about Christianity and growing up in a religious family so this is

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something very close to me and something very important. A few ways I can achieve this is start reading the bible, join my youth group, and pray more and give thanks to god and what he has done. This goal can be very difficult because learning about Christ can either be very insipid or very rewarding. If I focus on my goal and not get lazy I can reach it. S if I manage my impulses and remain open to continuous learning I can accomplish my goal. This...
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