Goal Setting - The University of Tulsa

Goal Setting

Succeeding in college is rather like succeeding in life. It’s really much more about you than it is about college. So, the most important place to start is to consider why you’re here, what matters to you, and what you expect to get out of it. Setting and achieving goals is the most underestimated skill for success in college. The ability to set and achieve goals in college is so important that without it, it’s difficult, perhaps impossible, to feel motivated and learn what’s necessary to succeed or excel. Mastering goal setting can help you be successful in college and life. The following provides tips on how to intentionally set goals to succeed.

  • S.M.A.R.T. goals

    S.M.A.R.T. is a well established tool that you can use to plan and achieve your goals.

  • WOOP goals

    The WOOP method encompasses a range of scientific insights into a step-by-step strategy that is easy for anyone to apply.