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MotivatingSuccessPersonal IdentityTypes of StudentsCollege OverviewDefining Success
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 interests (Set upyour Focus 2 account)Describe 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 isleast important?Complete the activity: Assess Your Personal Identity and ValuesChoose a survey that interests you and complete that one survey.Once completed, complete the reflection form and submit throughblackboard.
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 independence.During ages 27–31, young adults may rethink decisions and leantoward more permanent choices.Ages 32–42, adults tend to have a greater sense of commitment andstability, as shown by their choices.In essence, our personal identity and values change over time, but theycontinue to affect our choices and can illuminate the stage of life we’rein.
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.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Korzetz
Tags
International Student, San Jacinto College, College Overview

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