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1 Welcome to College o pening Doors Chapter 1

2 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition How will college prepare you for life? Education promotes success – Education prepares you for career success – Education improves your employability and earning potential – Education broadens your worldview – Education helps you develop flexibility Education helps you build teamwork skills Page 5

3 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition How can you get motivated? Make a commitment – State your commitment concretely – Take the first step – Stay aware of each commitment – Keep an eye on your progress – Reward yourself as you move ahead Page 8

4 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition How can you get motivated? Develop positive habits – Define and evaluate the habit – Decide to keep or change the habit – Start today - and keep it up – Reward positive steps Page 9

5 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition How can you get motivated? Be responsible – Responsibility means action Everyday responsibilities get you in the action habit The small accomplishments make a big impression Fulfilling day-to-day responsibilities gives you freedom – Responsibility means initiative Page 10

6 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition How can you get motivated? Face your fears – Acknowledge fears – Examine fears – Develop a plan of attack – Move ahead with your plan Page 10

7 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition How can you get motivated? Build self-esteem – Think positively: Create a positive attitude – Take action: Earn your belief in yourself through action and effort Page 11

8 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition What is the connection between college and lifelong learning? College prepares you to learn from failure and celebrate success – Learning from failure Look at what happened Make any possible improvements on the situation Stay aware of the fact that you are a capable, valuable person Share your thoughts and disappointments with others Look on the bright side Page 12

9 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition What is the connection between college and lifelong learning? College prepares you to learn from failure and celebrate success – Celebrating success Appreciate yourself Build your confidence for future challenges Stay sensitive to others Page 13

10 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition What is the connection between college and lifelong learning? College helps you become a person of integrity – Integrity is a commitment to five fundamental values: Honesty, trust, fairness, respect, responsibility – Having academic integrity has positive effects on habits, knowledge level, interaction with others, self- esteem College provides an opportunity to examine your life Page 14

11 Carter, Bishop, and Kravits Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc. Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life All rights reserved. How to Achieve Your Goals, Fourth Edition The Wheel of Life


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