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Answer each question below in at least 75 words per question, reflecting on your current abilities, and identify resources to strengthen your skills. Refer to the videos, readings, and other weekly assignments to help you compose your answers.
How would you define academic readiness?
I would define Academic Readiness as a student’s ability to handle school when they enter into a program. Specifically, how well can a student manage time, how well can a student read and write, how much math does a student know entering into school. I think it is very important for a student to know their readiness before entering into a class they might not be ready for. If you understand your weaknesses and learning opportunities early, you will have much better success in completing whatever program you enter. What concerns, if any, do you have with academic writing and reading? At the moment I do not have any concerns with my ability to academic writing and reading. For my job I am required to do a lot of writing for store planning and operations that is clear and precise for my employees to understand, and for accurate execution. My job also requires me to read a lot, whether is learning and training materials for new aspects of my job or day-to-day emails or operations from my staff. The only area I was concerned about was writing essays in APA style, however the Riverpoint Writer seems like it will take the worry out of that for me now. What two university resources will you use to strengthen your writing and reading skills (refer to your Student Life Worksheet)? The two resources I will use to help me with my writing skills would be the Riverpoint Writer to help me complete my APA essays and to help me better understand the formatting so I’ll eventually I wont need the assistance. I also plan to use the Submit a paper for plagiarism to make sure that all my work has been written as...
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