Importance Of An Academic Career

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I simply love academics. I put a high value on academics, as most likely I will be pursuing a PhD at some point of my life. I love learning new things, and I love that God has given me the opportunity to expand my knowledge. He even commands us to do so in Proverbs 18:15, “An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge” (Prov. 18:15). This intelligence has to be well rounded, but also flooded with goals in order to become successful in an academic career. Applying to mechanical engineering, simply getting through with a passing grade is not enough. I feel that is what many students struggle with. They want the easy road. They will often go through a class, come out with a passing grade, and have learned nothing. I want to be different than those students. I want to go into a class to learn, because of my desire to learn. I choose to take the …show more content…
At least, that is what I have found most for my own college career. You do not have to be super intelligent to get over a 3.5 GPA. Simply, you just need to have excellent time management skills. When I first came to Liberty, my then sophomore roommate gave me an excellent piece of advice to write all the class schedules in a centralize location. I took this to the next step and found an extremely useful ToDo list app. The ToDo list app has helped me become an expert learner, as I can use it to manage my time better and give myself more time to learn. One of the greatest things about learning is it builds and can be applied cross-class. With the more time I have through time management, I can essentially give myself more time to study and even more time to chill. This balance has kept my mind fresh and able. I have a goal to graduate with an above 3.5 GPA and I am on track to doing

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