Career Goals and Learning Paper

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Individual Career Goals and Learning Plan Paper Tammara Boudoin COM/505 July 25, 2010 Dr. Christine Enslin Individual Career Goals and Learning Plan Paper My career plans and how I was going to achieve them was something that I have always thought about before I enrolled in school at the University of Phoenix. I have my Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Services grom Southern University, and I decided to return to school to pursue my Master’s of Science Degree in Psychology at the University of Phoenix. My plan is to become a counselor, whether it is a rehabilitation counselor, mental health counselor, substance abuse counselor, or behavioral counselor. I chose to pursue this career because I enjoy…show more content…
It can teach me how to be prepared in class, participate in class by asking questions about the topic or discussion, and get feedback from my instructor. I was a little nervous and excited at the same time about going back to school; however, there are many resources and tools to help me at the university. Time management is needed in order for me to succeed not only in this course but through my field of study. Before I started school, I already had a tight schedule between my family and work. Since I have decided to go to back to school, I had to rearrange my schedule to put school in the equation. As far as leisure time, I take the time out for that when available. In order for me to meet the course requirements, I have a few time management strategies that I use. The strategies I use are keeping a calendar, organizing and planning, setting boundaries, and sometimes I have to turn down doing things that will put me off schedule. If I am not able to manage my time, I will lose focus on what it is that I am suppose to be doing. The journey I will be taking to getting my master’s degree with take a lot of hard work. I know I have been out of school for about ten years, but I have the support from my family, friends, and co-workers. This is a new learning experience for me, and I will do my best. There are many different resources, tools, and techniques that I can use that will help me along the way. These methods will
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