1.Describe one academic and one professional goal you have created using the SMART criteria. Explain why you selected those goals.
The Academic goal I had created using the SMART criteria is being realistic, because I had to be realistic by putting my information and answers in my own words. I know that by being realistic it showed how much I was able to understand how it is to wrire in my own words with doing plagirism. I also think that being realsitc with my academic goal, I had created using the SMART criteria made me be a reasonable thinker when I was expected to reach my goal if I had tried. The Professional Goal that I had created using the SMART criteria was Attainalbe because, I knew that it would be possible for me to reach my goal, because I had put in a lot of time and effort into wanting my college degree and turning in my college assignments in a timely matter. For the most part the Professional Goal also help me to become a better achiever by getting things accomplished. I knew that it will possible for me to reach my important professional goal.
2.Describe the strategies you can employ to reduce your stress while you pursue your goals.
The strategies that I can employ to reduce my stress while pursuing my goals are that I must stay focus and concentrate on what has to accomplished, and I have to make sure I take my time and try not to rush anything. For the most part I know that stress can happen at any given day when I am stressed. I know I will keep my stress level down, and think about finishing and pursuing my goals, that I want to pursue and get my college degree. I think that by having to reduce my stress while I pursue my goals are that I will become a better student and also a better thinker at what I can do. I believe that having to to think with less stress I can get further in my college education, and get a career job after I graduate.
3.Describe the time-management strategies you have learned this week that will help you achieve your goals.
The time-management strategies that I have learned this week that will help me achieve my goals are being more productive, and reducing my stress level so that I wouldn’t stress out about a particular assignment that was due. I had learned that I couldn’t have low self-esteem, because with low self-esteem it would’ve been hard for me to get things accomplished. The other time management strategy that help me achieve my goal was me reaching my goal for the week, so that everything that needed to be completed was complete on time instead of late.
4.Describe how you will balance academic expectations and your personal and professional responsibilities.
I will balance my expectations by pushing myselfe harder and think about what has to be accomplished, so that I will be able to pass my college classes. For my personal responsibilities I will always continue to take care of my child and make sure that my child has everything that he needs. I will also make sure that I am a responsible person as far as what has to be done in my personal life with my own family. I know that having personal responsibilities are important each and everyday, like paying for the bills in my home and making sure that there is food in my home. For my Professional responsibilities I will definitely make sure that I complete all of my degree program classes, and I will make sure that I don’t procrastinate, because procrastinating can be a distraction for me. I think that its important for me to do what has to be done. I know that with a professional responsibility, I must focus on my education because it’s a major fact for me, so that I can get a career job after I will graduate from college when its my time to get my degree.