Personal Responsibility Essay Final Draft

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Personal Responsibility Essay There are many of us who look out at our future and wonder how we are going to get where we need to be. Some of us will make active decisions and setup a foundation for success to reach our full potential. Others will sit back and hope that the future will turn out in their favor. This is the time where some will begin to evaluate their goals and plans of obtaining those goals, to also reach out for experts and mentors that can assist them in reaching those goals. It is your personal responsibility to set attainable goals and actively work towards those goals or else risk being the individual who fails to realize their full potential. Responsibility defined as the state or fact of being accountable; liability, accountability for something; the state or fact of being in charge of or of having a duty towards a person or thing; obligation (OED Online). So, to define personal responsibility would be to be that person who has the duty to act or the control. As a person who has had many years of military training and some college education, I feel I have an ever-evolving definition of personal responsibility. In a nutshell, it is an act of being in charge of your future and making conscious choices and sacrifices to get to the end goal you have set for yourself. In preparation for retiring from my military career and attending college for my Associates degree, I had to ensure I was mentally, emotionally and financially prepared to take on the responsibility of the family and new college education. I had to allocate the time needed to attend classes, clinicals, and to have time to study,
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  • Spring '10
  • DAVIS
  • Academic degree, Personal Responsibility Essay

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