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Success strategies for finding motivation, overcoming imposter syndrome, and building your self-efficacy.
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Blog Comment, Getting (and Staying) Motivated

The above was so encouraging. I will try out these success strategies and pursue my academic career vigorously. Thanks much Dr. Christy for this article.
Okpara Ifeoma Caroline

 


 

Developing SMART Goals

 

SMART is an acronym to help with realistic goal-setting. Use it as a tool to develop goals for yourself—they could be goals for your career, your studies at Walden, or even your personal life. This resource includes the SMART goal criteria, example goals, and a template for you to develop your own academic, professional, and personal SMART goals.


SMART Goal Criteria (PDF)
SMART Goal Template (PDF)
SMART Goal Template (Word)

Download Developing SMART Goals Presentation (PDF)

 

 

Developing SMART Goals

 


Download Developing SMART Goals Presentation (PDF)
 

SMART is an acronym to help with realistic goal-setting. Use it as a tool to develop goals for yourself—they could be goals for your career, your studies at Walden, or even your personal life. This resource includes the SMART goal criteria, example goals, and a template for you to develop your own academic, professional, and personal SMART goals.

SMART Goal Criteria (PDF)

SMART Goal Template (PDF)

SMART Goal Template (Word)



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Tips to Overcome Imposter Syndrome

 

Building Your Self-Efficacy

 


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Savvy Student Podcast // Episode 17 // 12:03

Mitch Luker Discusses Perfectionism and the Doctoral Peer Mentor Program

I was so busy trying to be perfect that I wasn't taking the time to actually learn and enjoy the learning process. And realizing that I am a student, it's okay to not be perfect.
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All the Skills You Need to Succeed.