Project management will be a skill you continue to develop throughout college and is an important part of this project. In order to complete this project in a meaningful and timely manner, you'll have to consider deadlines, prioritize choices, and set goals.
Step 1: Review Academic Success Center's SMART Goal handout.
Now that you've got an idea of what a SMART Goal involves let's turn to the components of your project.
Step 2: Complete the tracking chart below with dates for each component of your project. This chart should serve as a quick reference for you to know what you hope to accomplish each week. It is recommended that you also transfer this information into a planner, electronic calendar, or other places where you keep track of assignments.
Component Details & Notes
Component Completion Goal
Example: Attend a club meeting for an academic program of your choice. Go to Club Fest (Sept 7) to find a club.
Didn't find one there, go to the STUORG website. Potentially contact the club president for meeting times. Meeting Date & Time: Mondays at 7:00 pm Plan to have attended the meeting and taken notes for a reflective essay by October 1. SMART Goals worksheet Attend a club meeting for a related academic program of your choice Identify two resea...