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Chapter 8When an individual is able to have control over what he or she does, their lives have ahigher chance of being successful. Walter Mischel and studies of college students made aconclusion on the various ways self-control affects the success of life through the MarshmallowTest, which involved classic kids studies. The test showed that children who were able to delaytheir indulgence became more social. Their competence academically when they were teenagerswas higher than the kids who made their gratification hastily. The study involved 200 students atthe college level. The main aim was to examine the predictive power of high school grades, SATscores, and 32 different personality variables. Self-control was the second-best predator,followed by SAT results.Planning helps a person to be accountable for everything we do. Planning also helpsindividuals use the readily available resources to achieve their targets (McIlfatrick et al., 2018). Itlays a basis for the requirements necessary to achieve a goal. Most importantly, it helps in saving

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