As I started to do this assignment, I learned right away I am a huge procrastinator. I had to do a lot of planning on how to implement personal responsibility. The problem was defining what personal responsibility is, and how to use it to succeed in school. Staying on track and prioritizing has been most important, and will continue to be crucial in my collage success. Personal responsibility is something I feel is a problem for most students. Webster defines responsibility as moral, legal, or mental accountability, (" Merriam-Webster", 2013). In the weeks leading up to this easy, I started to see how unreasonable I was towards my school work. With twenty four hours in the day, I was having a huge problem with using that time wisely. Procrastination is my down fall, looking at an assignment, thinking oh I have plenty of time to get this done. I found out I was sorely mistaken. Personal responsibility should be taking accountability for my own actions, and doing everything within my power to complete my goal. There are many things in my life that can come between me, and my school work. Things that I let get in the way would be, my fifty hour work week, my family, and my military service. All of these are very important to me, but at the same time finishing collage is equally important. There are lots of other things in life that can get in the way as well, but looking at the consequences help stay focused on what is important. Starting school again for the third time, has giving me time to reflect on the relationship between personal responsibility and collage success. I have learned that you can not just jump in with out a plan. To succeed in school you need to be able to organize your daily routine, so you will not be overwhelmed. Like I said this is my third time starting school. The reason I did not succeed in school was my own fault. I did not want to take the time to separate my personal life from my school work. Setting up a routine in your daily life is...
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