Introduction In this essay I will discuss my strategy for college success. I will first start with the reasons why I decided to attend college. I will then move into what hope to get out of going to school, you know, my career goals. Lastly I will talk about time management and my struggle with that.
My Strategy for College Success Attending college was more like a means to an end rather than something I really wanted to do.
I mean I enjoy learning new things, but more at my own pace than the time frame of a school. I am aware of the point of school, and I am all for it. I even commend those that go to work and do school all at the same time. That works very well for some people, …show more content…
I believe it would be more beneficial to me to get certified rather than going a degree in this field. For instance, if I had a bachelors degree in my career field would over qualify me most of the job offers they have posted. I will continue to pursue my associates degree, but most likely in a classroom setting than online. My goal from there on out is to buy my time spent in the military, so that I can retire. In order to achieve this I must get a federal equivalent job. I am looking to go anywhere to make this a dream a reality. I will travel to Europe, Asia, and even cross the border into Canada. I am just looking to one have a family, and a wife I can call my very own. Over all, I want to live by the Twelve Principles of Islam which are: knowledge, wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, equality. We will continue with: food clothing shelter, love, peace and happiness. I have simple reasonable goals, nothing big.
Time Management Techniques My success in college solely depends on me. I know that I can procrastinate a lot, but it’s …show more content…
It’s just that at the end of the day what time do I have left to manage. I get up at 4:30 am, and return home at ten o’clock at night. This is the reason why I have late assignments, and I had to pay for extra time on this class.
In summary I have discussed my career goals, and time management problems. I think I have some realistic goals and I can accomplish them on my own terms. I really want these things for me, and I know in order to get them I will have to separate myself from the military. I think it will help with my time management skill, and really bring down my stress level. Don’t get me wrong I like my job, but it is time for a change. I still believe college is a means to an end, and I need school in order to progress in my career, just not online. I’m going back to the classroom. I know I have probably killed it by saying it over and over again, but I am.
Conclusion In conclusion I have discussed my strategy for college success. I also went over my reasons for going to school. I included my career goals and my struggle with time management. I have learned my strengths and weaknesses while attending college, and in order for me to attain my goals in life I