Review this week’s resources (for example SMART criteria, and the Career Plan Building Activities). Respond to the following in 50 to 100 words each:
1.Describe one academic goal that you have created using the SMART criteria. How do SMART criteria contribute to your academic goals?. One academic goal I have created using the SMART is getting my degree in business management, the reason is this goal has a lot to do with my professional goal. The main goals in my life are academic and professional, for me to get a good career. My goal has to be accomplished first to accomplish my professional goal.
2. Describe one professional/career goal you have created using the SMART criteria and Career Plan Building Activities results. How did the results of the Career Interest Profiler and Career Plan Building Activity on Competencies contribute to your professional goal development?
By putting my information and answers in my own words as much as possible. I also think that being realistic with my academic goal; [Incorrect use of a semicolon] I had created using the SMART criteria made me be a reasonable thinker. The Professional Goal that I had created using the SMART criteria was Attainable because, I know that it would be possible for me to reach my goal, because I have had to put in a lot of [Only commercial shipments and real estate are measured in lots.
To use “a lot of” to mean “many,” “much,” or “a large amount” is a colloquialism (not universally clear.) Use another term.] time and effort into wanting my college degree and turning in my college assignments in a timely matter. [, this is an interesting answer, but I am having difficulty identifying the professional/career goal that you created. Your response goes more to your academic goal than a professional/career goal (-2.5 points)]
3.Describe the stress and time-management strategies you have learned this week that will help you achieve your goals.
The time-management strategies I’ve [Avoid the use of contractions in formal writing (e.g. Don’t = do not)] learn [Incorrect word form for the context of this sentence – refer to a dictionary for the correct form of the word for this sentence] this week was Managing Time. What is important and what is not? Making a schedule, having a time schedule to get everything done [Beware of sentence fragments in the essay. Please check Sentence Fragments in the Grammar Mechanics section of the Grammar and Writing Guides in the Center for Writing Excellence to correct sentence fragments.]
How to Overcome Procrastination: [Use a colon only after a complete sentence to direct attention to an explanation or summary. Delete or replace unnecessary colons. (Refer to Colons from the Grammar and Writing Guides in the Tutorials & Guides section of the Center for Writing Excellence for more information.)] Set and keep deadlines. Reducing my stress while pursuing my goals are [Agreement of subject and verb problem. A noun and verb must agree in number.
Singular subject = singular verb. Plural subject = plural verb.] that I must stay. Focusing and concentrate [Incorrect word form for the context of this sentence – refer to a dictionary for the correct form of the word for this sentence] on what has to accomplished, and I have to make sure I take my time and try not to rush into anything.
4.Describe how you will balance academic expectations and your personal and professional responsibilities.
I will balance out my expectations by pushing myself just a little [Qualifying language – a qualifier is a word or phrase that precedes an adjective or adverb, increasing or decreasing the quality by the word it modifies. Recognizing that some words have other functions, the following is a sampling of qualifying words: rather, somewhat, more, most, less, least, too, so, just, enough, indeed, still, almost, fairly, really, pretty, even, a bit, a little, a (whole) lot, a good deal, a great deal, kind of, sort of.
Qualifying language ought not to appear in your academic manuscript.] bit harder and start thinking about what has to be accomplished, so that I will be able to pass my college classes and earn a degree. Making sure that I am a responsible person as far as what has to be done in my personal life. I know that having personal responsibilities are important each and every [Redundant – when you say “each day” that means “every day.”] day, like paying for the bills for my home.
5.How can understanding the importance of SMART criteria and your career interests and competencies help you move towards your career and academic goals? By knowing where I want to work (owning my own hotel and motel) I can better understand the requirements it takes to get there. [, as with a previous response you provided, this is an interesting answer, but does not clearly address how understanding how to set SMART goals and blend those goals with your competencies help you move toward your goal of owning a hotel. (-2.5 points)]