Personal Responsibility Essay

1064 Words Jul 21st, 2012 5 Pages
Personal Responsibility Personal responsibility means to take responsibility for what you want to do in your life through the decisions you make. This essay will reflect what personal responsibility means, and the relationship between personal responsibility and college success, identification of two areas of improvement as a college level student based on personal, professional, and academic circumstances, specific strategies discovered through research to improve within these areas, and a preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility in my education. Personal responsibilities are the decisions I make on daily basis. Whether they are as simple as getting out of bed in the morning or to exercise or not these are very important …show more content…
Within my research, gaining a higher education you must be responsible with your personal and professional life so that success can come your way (Galindo, 2010). Two specific areas of improvement in my college success would be to continue to engage myself in cyber learning and be able to find quicker resources so that I can succeed on my assignments. University of Phoenix offers many opportunities for students to achieve college success. As I have learned by navigating through all of tools within the universities website, as I find it to be easy and user friendly. To enhance myself and to obtain more knowledge through scholarly research so I can have academic success and develop into a professional. All of these come with challenging circumstances but all of these improvements will better my college success. My plan to practice personal responsibility in my education would be to take it one day at a time. Life can be overwhelming to start something new therefore to decrease this fear I am engaging myself in this process slowly. According to Converse, Gotlib, Pathak, Haddock, Merbedone (n.d.) it is important to control the environment in which you study in regard to your family and social life. When your environment is under control, your thoughts, and ability to understand and produce a completed assignment is heightened. I could think of a million things to blame for not starting college and why I cannot get things done, why I cannot get

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