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Learn How to Set Goals

A goal is something you want to do in the future. Here are examples of other people's goals.

Person 1: My goal is to learn how to read and write in English.


Person 2: My goal is to become a citizen of the United States this year.


Person 3: My goal is to find a job close to my house by the end of the month.


Person 4: My goal is to earn my GED in five years.


Person 5: My goal is to become a nurse in 10 years.


Next Steps:
Goals that can happen quickly are called short-term goals. Goals that take a long time to achieve are called long-term goals. Find out more about them.