My Career Goals

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In the words of Theodore Roosevelt, “Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” If I were to put the passion I have for my goals into one sentence this would describe it perfectly. Although it took me quite some time to realize what I was passionate about, I am very grateful to have found it when I did. Prior to discovering what gave me such a feeling of fervor, having goals and planning for the future did not mean nearly as much to me as it does now. Now that I have a new sense of purpose, it has led me to me setting goals I never thought could be possible. Achieving the perfect balance in my life, getting accepted into at least two of my top colleges, and deciding between two career…show more content…
Being in these college prep classes is yet another challenge I must choose to accept. Earning good grades in them is another part of the challenge, which is crucial for college applications. Seeing as I am in my junior year of high school, there is not a whole lot of time left for me to prepare myself for college. An important part of that process is learning how to have balance in my life, which will not only benefit me in my education but also in my personal life. The first step in this direction is to figure out which responsibilities or tasks are non negotiable. These would be Academic Decathlon, college classes, high school classes, and getting a job. Academic Decathlon is non negotiable because although I may not be reaping all of the benefits now, I will most definitely see them when I begin my college years. During the first three weeks of school, I have already improved my study skills as well as my time management skills. These are some, if not the most important skills I will need for college. The next non negotiable part of my life would be my college classes. The more classes I complete, the closer I will be to completing my Associate's degree. This will be an incredible asset to have in college. Taking as many college classes as I can will allow me to further improve my study skills while earning units. The third non negotiable part of my life would be my highschool classes. This would be at the top of my

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