Halfway Through. Where are You?. Agenda. Barriers to Success Problem Solving Advocating for Yourself Managing Your Time The Future: Careers and Colleges Setting Goals Resources. Barriers to Success. Poor Time Management Lack of Responsibility Peer Group Difficulties in Personal Life
Where are You?
Self-Advocacy is the ability to communicate your needs at the appropriate time and place.
Having your parents e-mail your teachers to let them know you need make-up work. . . .
Asking your teachers for make-up work when you have been absent. . . .
Writing in a college essay that you didn’t do well in a class because you had a bad teacher. . .
Writing in a college essay that you had difficulty with a certain class and that you had to work hard to adjust and do the best that you could given the situation. . . .
Asking your teacher to write you a letter of recommendation for a college application 3 weeks in advance. . . .
Telling your teacher you need a letter of recommendation for college…tomorrow. . .
OR find a system that works for you!Manage your time
**You will be turning in college applications in 1 ½ years!
What is your long-term goal?
What short-terms goals will help you meet your long-term goals?
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