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Goal Setting

Setting short term and long term goals is an important part of success.  When we set goals, it has a positive impact on our performance because it directs our attention and efforts towards activities aimed at achieving our goals, and steers it away from irrelevant activities. 

Why You Should Set Goals  - Learn more about how goals can help you be successful and why they are important. Also read about how to write a ‘SMART’ goal.

Reaching your Goals  -  Learn strategies for reaching the goals you set.


SMART Goals Worksheet  - Goals need to be specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely. Use the first link to learn what that means, and the second to build your own SMART goals.

Goal Work Flow - Use this worksheet once you’ve set your goals to break down what you need to do to reach those goals

 Goal List  - This is a different format to set your goals, and break down the tasks you need to complete to meet them.

Make an appointment with an Academic Skills Peer Tutor to find out more!