Continuing Academic Success Essay

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Continued Academic Success
Introduction

The decision to start or continue ones academic success can be made at any level of your education, whether you are a student in middle school, high school, or an adult who has decided to attend college later in life. Making the decision to become or to be a better student can be easier said than done if one does not know where to start in making changes. While the definition of academic success is different for each individual, one would agree that the outcome of being a better student will be the same. When continuing academic success one should set educational goals, know you’re learning style, use the resources provided inside and outside your University, have academic integrity, and use the writing
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While researching the school I wanted to attend I knew that an online course was not the option for me because I am an auditory/tactile learner. An auditory learner learns more by hearing and listening and a tactile learner, learns by touching and doing. I knew when doing my research I needed to have on campus courses that provided hands on training. This is not to say I cannot learn from reading the material, I just learn the material faster if I can hear and touch it and this is why when I enrolled in school I choose ITT Tech. I have since had to make some adjustment to my goals due to the unfortunate circumstances of ITT Tech closing and I am now attending the University of Phoenix. To achieve my goal I have decided to take on the challenge of completing my remaining course material online and am excited about doing …show more content…
Academic integrity includes working to understand the course material, doing the highest quality of work of which you are capable, treating all members of your learning community with respect, and refraining from academic misconduct (Broeckelman-Post, M. 2009). Students who propose academic integrity not only enable them to receive a quality education, but they also increase the intellectual capital of our world by gaining the ability to understand new concepts, building stronger problem solving and critical thinking skills they will need in their educational and professional careers, they also gain practice and see connections among ideas (Broeckelman-Post, M.

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