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My Three Goals For Graduation

I have never been the person who sets goals for themselves, really. I have always had goals and aspirations in mind, but I never wrote anything down or made it concrete. Well, I completely changed that during these last few years. I went through a rough time in my early years of college and I think a lot of that had to do with the lack of goals I truly made for myself. So, I started putting more details into my goals and I started writing them down. A solid goal should be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. This has helped me track and measure my progress on my goals, which keeps me motivated to keep working so I can reach them. With graduation approaching, I have recently set a few goals I would like to reach before I walk across that stage.

Goal Number One: By May 5th, I will have a accepted a job in either events and/or marketing.
This goal is huge for me. Ever since freshman year I have been terrified of being “stuck” without a job after graduation. All I want right now is to be in a job that I enjoy, make some money, and just live life. This goal gave me the push I needed to just let my anxiety go and start applying to jobs!

Goal Number Two: By May 5th, I will be more self-confident in my myself and my body.

Now, this goal isn’t super specific - but it’ll do. I have never really been fully comfortable in my body. There have been periods where I’m happier with it than other times, but it has never been good enough for me. I want to change that. Not only have I been hitting the gym more and eating better(ish), but I have been practicing self-love. It is important to love yourself for exactly who you are - which has been a journey for me.

Goal Number Three: By the end of June 2018, I will have moved out of Ohio.

This goal is so important to me. Don’t get me wrong, I love the buckeye state and I love that my family is here and I will hate leaving them, but it’s time for me to venture out on my own - at least for a little while. I need to see new places, meet new people, experience different cultures and lifestyles. I just think it is time for something completely new. Where do I want to go? Honestly, I am very open - I have been applying all across the country. One place that I would just love to end up someday would be Seattle, Washington. Rain is my favorite weather - it could literally rain 90% of the year and I would be perfectly happy! This goal is kind of dependent on the first goal time wise, but even if I have to stay in Ohio for a bit it will always be a goal of mine to work towards.

Like I said, I have found goals to be seriously helpful. Goals motivate you to keep on pushing, even when life gets a little tough. They show you that there is something important that you are working towards that makes all the hard work you’re doing completely worth it. Just keep your mindset positive and focus on your goals! We are in this together, we got this! Let me know some of your goals in the comments:)


  1. GIRL! I want a career in events, too! I completed my course and obtained my Diploma of Event Management a year or so ago. Unfortunately, no luck on the job front (the market for that kind of profession here in Australia is very small) but it's my goal to have a, event management career by the end of 2018. :) These are great goals! I love setting myself goals aha, I find it's very motivating. Good luck with all you want to achieve, girl and congratulations on your (almost) graduation! xx

    1. That is awesome! I haven't had much luck here in the U.S either:/ But I am still hopeful:) Good luck on your search!! And thank you so much:)

  2. These are such great goals! I think it’s super exciting that you want to move out of your home state, too. It’s great to experience different places!

  3. I love that you're setting these goals!! I agree that it's hard to move out of state when you love it, but you need to do it for the experience at least!!


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