TalentDeveloping a talent.
Master the piano and perfect difficult pieces such as Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.
SkillsAcquiring a practical skill.
Learn how to code in an array of languages and environments.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of American history including diverse perspectives.
Know-howPractical knowledge that can be directly applied.
Learn how to repair elevators.
StyleDevelop a unique character in your creative works.
Develop my voice and style as a writer.
CreativityProducing non-obvious solutions to problems and works of creative value.
Produce innovative designs for the robotics competition that get noticed.
Critical ThinkingCritical thinking is the systematic analysis of information.
Cultivate a capacity for critical thinking with a process of systematic analysis of complex subject matter.
CollaborationWorking with others productively and creatively.
Cultivate a collaborative mindset by engaging in group work and contributing in a positive way.
School LifeParticipating in school life.
Join school clubs and events to full immerse myself in the culture of the school.
ValuesValues are principles of right and wrong.
Conduct myself in an admirable way that is consistent with my values and those of [school name]
Doing GoodDoing something selfless that helps someone else.
Volunteer at [organization] to tutor underprivileged children in math, science and English to help them succeed at school.
Cultural ImmersionExperiencing another culture in order to learn something.
Immerse myself in Japanese culture and language to perfect my speaking and listening.
Study HabitsDeveloping learning techniques and discipline.
Cultivate the discipline to study intently for hours at a time without distraction.
ReadingA goal for reading.
Read a great many works of English literature. Goal: average a book a week over the school year and two books a week on holidays.
Cultural CapitalCultural capital is the ability to influence in a culture.
Fully participate in life at [school] to build relationships and understand diverse perspectives.
PresentationsPresentations and public speaking.
Seize opportunities to give presentations and talks to improve my public speaking abilities.
ProfessionsPreparing for entry into a profession.
Gain the experience, knowledge and qualifications required to become a certified public accountant.
ResearchGoals related to research initiatives or programs.
Engage in research and work to solve problems in science.
PublishingPublishing academic papers.
Conduct research and publish papers that contribute to problems in physics in a meaningful way.
EducationIdentify future stages in your academic career.
Gain admission to a statistics graduate program at a top university.
InternshipsParticipation in an internship program.
Gain valuable experience with an internship.
Sports & FitnessPhysical fitness and sport.
Make the swim team and train to improve my performance.
Quality of LifeGoals related to health and happiness.
Maintain good study habits and a healthy lifestyle to enjoy my time at [school].