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Personal responsibility is the main key component for a student to success in college. Everyone has difference personal responsibility of becoming a successful student in education. As a college student, it is his responsibility to acquire self-knowledge, improve personal quality, and maintain good attitude. It is also important to have the commitment and motivation to finish college. Another key to responsibility is time management because a person has to make a schedule that includes schoolwork and his personal life. Personal responsibility is self-knowledge, personal quality, and attitude because the relationship between personal responsibility and college success will be the commitment and motivation that also lead to preliminary plan to practice personal responsibility on time management in education.
The definition of personal responsibility divided into many important versions. Everyone has his own version of what personal responsibility means to him. Even if there are different versions of the definition, there are still key components that must cover, which includes self-knowledge, personal quality, and attitude. Vogt and Colvin (2005) noted, “Self-knowledge is defined as knowledge of one’s personality traits as they are exhibited in behavior” (p. 240). Self-knowledge also means acquiring the ability and taking the initiative to act when a situation arrives. When a person knows he has to take the chance to succeed, he has to participate and act upon the situation, make the best use out of it, and profit it to be at a higher level. The third part of self-knowledge is the time a student seizes the opportunity; he has to take control to succeed. Personal responsibility includes self-knowledge for a good reason, a person must know what he wants to achieve and also knows what it can bring. Personal quality is also...