Meaning that goals cannot be defined as lifelong goals per se, they are either short term or long term goals. The difference between these two types of goals is; short term goals are meant to be achieved in the near future, i.e. a couple of weeks or months, while the long term goals are spread over a number of years. The long term goals are usually the most important but they can pose a challenge in that one tends to lose focus if they do not keep themselves motivated. Having goals gives one a sense of direction and purpose in life; therefore my goals will aid me to achieve the kind of future I have envisioned. Many people do not to live their lives to the fullest due to failure in planning for their future. There are no shortcuts to success and every resource one has available should be used to achieve it. I already have a mental map of the kind of life I see myself living and these goals help keep me motivated.
As a nuclear engineering student my first goal is to graduate from school, and not only graduate but do so with a good grade. This will open up doors to the career of my choice, the biggest setback to being an achiever in school and everything else one sets out to do in life is lack of time management. Time is the greatest resource that man has been given and with proper management it can be very instrumental in achieving the set out goals. ...Show more