Introduction to Defining Goals

What you’ll learn to do: explore goal setting and factors that can help or hinder your goal achievement

Wish for it, hope for it, dream of it, but by all means, do it...

If you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.

—Yogi Berra, baseball player and coach

By the end of this section, you will be able to describe goal setting and how it applies to your time in college. You will be able to describe SMART goals and evaluate strategies for achieving your goals. You’ll also identify motivational strategies to support goal achievement and describe strategies to address factors that might hinder goal achievement.


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