Personal Responsibility Essay
October 25, 2012
Mr. Ed Williams
When it comes to personal responsibilities, everyone has different perspectives. Personal responsibility does not have a set definition. However, personal responsibility deals with one’s personal beliefs. For example, some may feel they are solely responsible for obtaining their class syllabus while others will feel that it is the instructor’s reasonability to make sure students receive the syllabus. There are those that face daily challenges because they do not take personal responsibility. In contrast, there are those who accept their responsibility and succeed far beyond their expectations. ...view middle of the document...
If you plan to succeed at your job, you have to show up and put forth quality work in order to receive a paycheck. Likewise with college, in order to succeed, you must attend classes and complete course loads in order to receive a degree. Personal responsibility for your college success are arriving on time to classes or group meetings and applying yourself to the topic or task at hand. Showing up late or showing no interest when present in regards to your education can easily indicate to your teammates and instructor that you do not desire to succeed in college. Next, completing assignments ahead or on schedule, instead of waiting, until it’s due the next day or hour later shows that you want to succeed. Sometimes, people get busy in their day to day lives, but time management is a key for success when you are trying to accomplish a task. Without time management, it can be a challenge to complete tasks. Lastly, have the ability to overcome failure when you do not accomplish a task or goal that you worked hard towards. Instead of getting discouraged, on the next assignment or course approach it with a positive outlook and work harder.
When it comes to incorporating personal responsibilities into my educational success, there are varies ways to get this accomplished. First, I must have a sole commitment to my success. Ensuring that one of my main focuses is time management, I will make sure that there are no obstacles preventing me from arriving to class on time. In the event that I will be late I will contact my instructor and/or let one of my classmates know so that they can pass it along for me. Next, I will take the initiative to follow my syllabus and check online for assignments and assessments that are due to guarantee timely completion. Ensuring that I keep myself informed of my class assignments, this will help ensure the successful completion of all my courses. Last but not least, make sure that I make good decision with my education, in regards to the number of classes I enroll in at a time and seeking...