Personal Essay On Academic Goals

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My goals have changed a lot over the last couple of years. Bouncing back and forth between majors and deciding if I even want to be taking college classes right now. I kept asking myself why I should struggle with hard classes when I have a good job right now. But then I stopped and repeated “good job right now.” My job as a twenty year old might support me right now but is it going to support me in ten or fifteen years when I’m trying to buy a house and support my family? That’s when I decided no it’s not so I’m going to take those hard classes and push myself so I can be happy and satisfied with myself in ten or fifteen years. My personal goal is to move to South Georgia and move along in my current relationship while starting a family. My…show more content…
That is my hardest goal out of every goal I have which is intimidating but I plan on using my arranger and consistency strengths to help me through it. Getting my RN will take me three years from now. I have two more semesters left of prerequisites left to finish before I can get accepted into nursing school then I will apply to Valdosta State University and complete my schooling in the top of my class. It will take a lot of hard work and studying and determination but I have to push through it in order to be content the way I want in my life. I started worked in an emergency room in June of 2017 and that it when I decided I want to be a nurse. I have been unclear growing up of exactly what career path I wanted to take and this job has given me the opportunity to finally figure out what it is that I want to do. I plan on using the arranger strength to help me when achieving this big goal in my life. On page 71 of the strengths quest book one of the first lines says “when faced with a complex situation involving many factors, you enjoy managing all the variables.” There may be times when my grades are struggling and I am forced to maybe change my study techniques but I will manage so I can complete that
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