My Goals For My First Year Of College Essay

752 Words Oct 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
Hard work, dedication, and pure focus accomplish goals. I create goals for myself a lot because it makes me become a better person, and helps me drive myself toward success. I can set a goal on anything, and with enough work, time, and dedication I can achieve it. Here at Marywood, I have set goals for myself. One goal is to attain a B+ or higher in each of my classes for my first year of college. My second goal is to involve myself in things I like to do at Marywood to experience the things I really enjoy, and decipher what profession I want to take on in the future. These goals can be achieved by working hard, studying, and self-examining the things that I really enjoy. In addition, some of Marywood’s values cross with my values. As I uphold values such as respect, empowerment, and excellence, it will help me achieve my goals. First, respect is a value of mine because it relates to how I treat people, and I expect others to treat me with it too. The definition of respect by Marywood University is, “Honoring the uniqueness and dignity of each human person; demonstrating ethical and just interactions; and caring for the earth and all creation through a commitment to sustainability.” I came into Marywood with respect for others and I will continue to respect others. Respect will allow me to meet people that will be willing to help me in classes if I need assistance so I can earn a B+ or higher in each of my classes for the first year. As another thought, respect will allow…

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