Another way of looking at it is that whenever there is not enough time to do everything one plans in college, the first casualty is academic responsibility. Typically, the first year of college is also the first experience that incoming students have ever been completely self-responsible (Lucier, 2008). Very often, with no parents or authority figures to answer to, college freshmen develop irresponsible habits. Magical thinking takes over and the student "plans" to write a paper in two-week, then one week, then four day, then in two days, and then ends up staying awake all night before it is due and requesting an extension that day. My plan is to be responsible with respect to prioritizing my commitments appropriately, managing my time realistically and effectively, and maintaining a general overall sense of purposefulness to help me in both of those respects.
The typical college student spends the first four years of adulthood in an academic institutional environment (Folsom, 2008). That means college students have a responsibility to develop as human beings as well as academics. Ideally, college students should learn fundamental understanding of ethical issues and how to recognize objective values and the respective rights and sensibilities of others (Folsom, 2008). By the time college graduates start their first jobs, they should already have a foundation of self-responsibility in the moral realm and they should be able to recognize and respond appropriately to ethical conflicts that may arise. My plan includes being mindful of the practical implications of the ethical principles that I study in various courses.
Public Image Management and Financial responsibility
Today, college graduates must understand that there is no longer any appreciable difference between public and private life. The Internet is a fantastic convenience but it also preserves a digital record of everything we publish on it. In their interactions with peers online, they must understand that their future prospective employers will probably be checking all of the typical...
My plan is to manage the public image that I create in the virtual medium so that nothing future interviewers may view will undermine my vocational aspirations.
College students must also realize that the first four years of their adult lives is also the period when they will be establishing their lifetime financial record. The most important habit they can develop is simply not to rely on credit except for the most important expenses in life. Meanwhile, those particular expenses (such as government education loans) also demand responsibility. My plan includes working out a payment plan immediately after my graduation and paying off my loan responsibly.
My most important responsibility in college is to be successful in my academic studies and achieve a degree that will be valuable to me in the future. My plan to achieve that goal incorporates prioritizing commitments, managing my time, and maintaining a purposefulness of mind. At the same time, I also hope to develop as a moral person, to develop a respectable public image online, and to practice the basics of financial responsibility.
Personal Responsibility Introduction-What is Personal Responsibility? Personal responsibility, by definition, is all about how an individual takes up accountability for his/her actions and accepts the burdens and consequences that come along with them and agrees the fact that his/her actions leave an impact on everyone around him/her. Personal responsibility does not only help an individual learn to be perceptive of his/her responsibilities and but also focuses on his/her ability to deal with
Personal Responsibility Being a student is very difficult in the best of times but even more so today with all the external pressures associated with education including economics and sociological pressures. There are stresses all around students in college, everywhere they look. Students feel pressure to do well, to learn the material, to impress the teacher, to please their parents, to take care of themselves financially and sociologically. For many students,
As a member of the college community, my plan for personal responsibility is to always comply with formal rules and codes of conduct and be sensitive to the rights and welfare of others and to act in ways that respect those rights even when it might be more convenient for me not to. Conclusion Personal responsibility means recognizing obligations and meeting all of the burdens of those obligations. Circumstances calling for
Personal responsibility is an obligation to oneself. Obviously you can't control every aspect of life, however you can absolutely control the decisions that you make. To do this takes a lot of thought and self-discipline. You have to make an effort to first compile all of the options available. Not everyone makes this effort. Rather they simply choose take the easiest option without really considering what else could be done.
Personal Responsibility-Annotated Bibliography Downing, S. (2011). On Course: Strategies for Creating Success in College and Life. Boston, MA: Wadsworth Publishing. Designed specifically for college age students, this is a self-help book that actually has relevant suggestions for modern issues. The book is in its 6th printing, and interestingly is often used in student success courses in formal curriculums. The focus of the book is on choices: successful people make certain choices that
Personal responsibility is a hallmark of maturity. In college, we cease to blame other people such as our parents for our problems. We also have to learn how to manage our time wisely, and be disciplined. Our parents are no longer there to tell us when to study or what time to get up for soccer practice. The benefits of personal responsibility include the fact that we become more capable