Dr. Gramme Edward 's Words Essay

1136 Words Feb 3rd, 2016 5 Pages
“It’s not the plan that’s important, it’s the planning,” Dr. Gramme Edward’s words helped me realize how the process of planning helps to set a goal to work towards while the plan to get there is just a rough sketch. I want to use this life priorities paper as an opportunity to learn more about myself and use it as a rough guideline to achieve my aims and goals in the years to come. For as long as I can remember, I recall my parents, my teachers or my mentors, emphasizing on the fact that I should develop strong values and live by them. With the help of this paper, I would like to have a closer look at what my values actually translate to. I know that; family, relationships, happiness, religion, economics stability and many others are important core values for me. However, I want to discover, how these values help me make decisions and help me achieve my goals in the years to come. Similarly, I want to use my interests such as, developing plans, improvising, analyzing, travelling to carve out a path for me to find the right career for me and get exposed to new perspectives and ideals. The core values exercise proved to be a stepping-stone for me to realize what my values are. I come from Pakistan, where family is considered one of the most important part of one’s life. Before coming to the U.S, I wasn’t a huge believer of the concept of family, however, these couple of years living away from my family has made me realize, how important family is to me.…

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