Continuing Academic Success
August 15, 2016
Continuing academic success may seem like the hardest thing to do but in reality it is possible to achieve academic success with hard work and persistence. The mind is a really powerful thing. If you set your mind to being successful you can be successful, that is one of the reasons why it is important to set goals and act with integrity in every aspect of life. There are lots of factors that contribute to academic success like knowing your learning style, the writing process, and taking advantage of the resources you have available.
One of the things I have learned to use to help me learn and comprehend information is my own personal learning style. “Learning styles are referred to as the characteristic way in which a person gathers, identify, and process information.” (Alec, 2011 P.1096) I believe that in life you cannot guess your outcome. I use my learning style as a guide to further my education and knowledge in my everyday life.
My learning style is that I like to try things out for myself and see if I get my desired outcome. I also like to be involved in my own experiments. When I am being taught with a different learning style I make activities that I know will help me process my information in a way that I can understand. Another aspect is my educational goal. I want to get my bachelor’s degree in psychology also. During my school years my target is to become more experienced in a lot more things. I would be happy to graduate with at least a 3.5 GPA. My career goal is to become a business owner; I am not sure with what yet. I want to choose something that I know will make my life a lot easier.
Writing was never my best subject in school. I went through many exams confused, after two failed reviews I decided to invest in my future. I asked a few professors, and I took a short course online. Soon I was able to past...