O'Reilly logo

College Success Guide, 2nd Edition by Patricia Weiss, Dr. Karin Blackett

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 6Goal Setting

“To reach your goals and dreams, it is essential to learn the specifics of goal setting that get results.”

Dr. Karine Blackett, author of Career Achievement: Growing Your Goals

Highly effective students must be goal oriented. You need to be able to see the light at the end of the tunnel, and, no, it is not a train coming at you. Remaining goal oriented can be difficult if you are a student who is plugging away at your degree, all the while juggling many responsibilities. If you are a nontraditional student, you probably have a job you are contending with, classes, and family. You are expected to be in 20 places at once.

The same applies to traditional students. You might have classes, as well as a family of your own or family ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required