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MotivatingSuccessPersonal IdentityTypes of StudentsCollege OverviewDefining Success
Section 1 - Personal Identity
Section 1 - Personal IdentityLearning Objectives:Identify personal values and align them with educationalgoalsUse personality tests and/or skills inventories to evaluatecareer paths that match your values and interestsDescribe the responsibilities of college student life andhow they differ from high school or early career life
Assessing Your ValuesIdentify your personal values: core beliefs and guiding principlesWhat are your values? What is most important to you and what is leastimportant?Complete the activity: Assess Your Personal Identity and Values foundin Chapter 2 Motivating Success section of online textbook.Choose a survey that interests you and complete that one survey.Reflect on your personal values. Think about what is important to youand how you can use this information to help you with your futuregoals.
Stages of LifePersonal values and interests can change as you get older.College students, ages 18–26, tend to make choices that are tentative (more short-range) and support a desire for autonomy.During ages 27–31, young adults may rethink decisions and lean toward morepermanent choices.Ages 32–42, adults tend to have a greater sense of commitment and stability, as shownby their choices.What about dual credit students? This is somewhat of a new concept. What are yourthoughts on your stage of life right now?
Student ResponsibilitiesResearch has shown that students who get involved in career-planningactivities stay in college longer, graduate on time, improve their academicperformance, tend to be more goal focused and motivated, and have a moresatisfying and fulfilling college experience.We will have a presenter that will come to the class for our second point ofcontact to discuss the following:Understand the activities, resources, and events available to San JacintoCollege students.Understand the process of getting involved in student government and clubs.Understand the leadership opportunities available to all students.
Student ResponsibilitiesSan Jacinto College outlines a formula of responsibilitiesfor student success. The following linkWhat-Every-Student-Needs-to-Knowdetails many of theseresponsibilities.

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