So, what are your S.M.A.R.T. Goals?

  • S for Specific                  Goals should be clear and simple. Break down large goals.
  • M for Measurable          Goals should include some numbers.
  • A for Affordable             Goals and Best Fit Schools should stay within your budget.
  • R for Realistic                 Goals should reflect your skills and time constraints.
  • T for Time-bound          Goals should have deadlines.

Examples:

  • Select 4 colleges and plan out an itinerary for campus visits for spring break before March 30.
  • Identify 10 Academic, Cultural and Financial Fit characteristics for my Best Fit Colleges List before April 30.
  • Run Net Price Calculator (NPC) for 10 schools before May 31.
  • Complete 5 brainstorming exercises from the College Essay Guy before June 30.