There are a few things to prepare before I set my goals. I need to make sure that I have enough time to do them. A good time management to make sure everything run as I plan for. The most important part is to make sure that I really like them because I get bored easily. A good goal has 5 characteristics. We know them as SMART. SMART stands for specific, achievable, relevant, and time bound. For the next 12 months I want to finish 4 courses in this college. I set the goal to make sure that I can graduate to achieve my associate degree for the next 5 years, I have decided to take a course each term.Specificcan be a description for the goal. We can use 5W and 1H (what, who, when, where, why, and how) to know it. On my goal it will be:Who: Hoch (me).What: finish 4 courses.When: the next 12 months.Where: (doesn’t really matter). In the University of the People.Why: to finish the 5 years learning process in college and get my associate degree.