Please print and complete the motivation for college worksheet. The following statements are designed to give you some insight into your motivation. Note which statements apply to you.
I. I came (or will go) to college because…
_____ I know what I want to be, and college preparation is necessary for it.
_____ My folks wanted me to.
_____ I thought it would be a lot of fun.
_____ I wanted to gain a better knowledge and understanding of the world I live in.
_____ Many of my friends did, and I wanted to be with them.
_____ I wanted to get away from home.
_____ I am particularly interested in athletics and student activities.
_____ I like to study and am particularly interested in certain subjects.
_____ I don’t know what I want to be, but college may make the choice easier.
II. I want to make grades that are good enough to…
_____ Allow me to stay in college.
_____ Meet degree requirements.
_____ Receive financial aid.
_____ Allow me to participate in extracurricular activities.
_____ Place me on the honor list and give me special recognition.