Professor Stacy Esty
According to Smarter Measure assessment, the general summary for assessment indicates that certain life factors are barriers to my continuation of further education. When it comes to life factors, my most concerned areas are time and academic skills. They are at a very low levels of 35% and 40% respectively.
Normally, 9 pm is the earliest time I can start working on my course work. By that time, I am already tired, and get sleepy as soon as I start working on a paper or assigned reading for the course work. Smarter Measure assessment report suggests me to pay close attention to how I spend the rest of the day to determine if I have other spare time throughout the day, which I can use for my studies. I did find myself relaxing or doing less important things at times, but the problem is those times are full of distractions. Since I am a solitary style learner, being alone with minimal distractions is important for me to concentrate on studies. Therefore, time is the greatest barrier on my path to success so far.
As a solution, I have realized that if I manage to …show more content…
In spite of all my efforts, sometimes, everything falls apart and gets out of control. This often happens due to unpredictable incidents and situations in my personal life. Then again, it shows the importance of proper time management. Lack of academic skills, in the areas: writing research papers, avoiding plagiarism, writing citations, taking notes effectively, participating in the class actively, and insufficient vocabulary are less encouraging me the motivation to be successful in my college career. Also fear to speak in public is one of the greatest challenges I am facing. As well as in the life factors section, the individual attribute section also indicates that I may have potential academic