Thesis Statement and Informal Outline Essay
Thesis Statement and Informal Outline
Definition of personal responsibility and what it means to you. Explain the relationship between personal responsibility and college success. Include a preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility in your education.
This week, using the Center for Writing Excellence resources, provide the thesis statement and informal outline for your Personal Responsibility Essay assignment, due in Week Five.
While one can achieve goals and have pride without taking personal responsibility, a college
degree is obtained by an individual’s accountability.
Personal Responsibility for College Success
I. “Each and every one of us, in our own way, must assume personal responsibility.” As quoted by President Bill Clinton upon taking his second oath of office on January 20, 1997. . (Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Seattle, WA), Aug 18, 1998) Personal Responsibility is individual’s accountability of themselves and their own actions. One can obtain a college degree with individual accountability, drive for accomplishment and consistency. II. Individual Accountability
A. Time Management
B. Utilizing Resources
III. Drive for Accomplishment
A. How to remain focused
B. Make realistic goals
A. Keeping track of class times
B. Study Habits
X. In Conclusion, although one can achieve goals and have pride without taking personal responsibility, obtaining a college degree takes individual accountability, drive for accomplishment and consistency. In order to obtain college success, one must first obtain personal responsibility.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Seattle, WA). (August 18, 1998). ‘Personal Responsibility’ Means Admitting Flaws. Retrieved from http://http://av4kc7fg4g.search.serialssolutions.com.ezproxy.apollolibrary.com/?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&ctx_enc=info%3Aofi%2Fenc%3AUTF-8&rfr_id=info:sid/summon.serialssolutions.com&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:journal&rft.genre=article&rft.atitle=PERSONAL+RESPONSIBILITY%27+MEANS+ADMITTING+FLAWS&rft.jtitle=Seattle+Post+-+Intelligencer&rft.au=TODD+S.+PURDUM+THE+NEW+YORK+TIMES&rft.date=1998-08-18&rft.pub=Hearst+Communications+Inc.%2C+Hearst+Newspapers+Division&rft.issn=0745-970X&rft.spage=A.6&rft.externalDocID=33203157¶mdict=en-US