Objectives For Achieving Educational Career Goals

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It is a sobering thought, that as a nontraditional student, I face the alarming statistic that only one third of adult students graduate from college after entering the program of their choosing (New, 2014, para. 1). As the odds are stacked against the nontraditional student, it is imperative to create clear and effective strategies to facilitate achieving educational career goals. To combat the drop-out trend, taking into consideration the risks and challenges, I have identified three educational goals that I would like to achieve in my time at CCU. Firstly, to finish a bachelor’s degree in a timely manner while effectively managing my available resources. This goal is a priority for a number of reasons. Firstly, there is the financial aspect to consider. For long term success, I need to manage this resources with much care and be diligent in keeping costs to a minimum to ensure that funds remain available for each required academic year. To minimizing course costs, I plan to take advantage of CCU’s Student Achievement Award program that rewards students who stay enrolled and...

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