Personal Goals Paper:Event Planner

Essay by tnaehensley55University, Bachelor'sA-, October 2014

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Returning back to school has been a challenge to me. Numerous questions have formed in my brain. Can I do it? Will I be able to finish…etc? My main aspiration in life is to plan special events and to own my own company. I realized that the University of Phoenix could instill in me the tools that I need to reach my life's goal. My goal to develop a Professional Special Event Consulting Company will be accessible with the skills that I will learn from the University of Phoenix.


One day I had an epiphany. I realized what I wanted to do with my life. After four years of wandering, I finally hit the spot. I wanted to become a professional special events consultant. Why, you might ask. Well, I love weddings, the process, the emotions, the beauty and sacredness of it. I believe that I will make a good coordinator because I love to please people and my patience very seldom will run thin.

When I realized the career path I wanted to travel, my friend encouraged me to get some training. So I searched the World Wide Web for schools that teach people how to become professional special events consultants. Eventually, I found a wonderful program at Education Direct. After I applied, my mother and I had a very interesting conversation. She led me to see the disadvantages of working for someone and not being your own boss. She pleaded with me to go back to school to learn the skills as well as the tools of owning a business. A mentor of mine gave me some information about the University of Phoenix. So I went online and became very intrigued with its program. When I met with one of the academic counselor, I...