Personal responsibility

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Personal Responsibility Brings Success in Education
Michele Blevins
GEN 200
February 2, 2013
Kelly Gross

Personal responsibility and personal growth go hand-in-hand with success in education. Personal responsibility is the key to success in school. Responsibility goes hand-in-hand with success, happiness, and achievement.
A person has to be mentally able to accept personal responsibility and delegate their responsibility appropriately. “The acceptance of personal responsibility is what separates the adult from the child. It’s that leap into maturity that distinguishes your ability to accept responsibility” (Johnson, Geal). Accepting that you are responsible for what you choose to feel or
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