The 1979 Harvard MBA study set out to analyze goal setting among graduates. The study asked only one question, “Have you set written goals and created a plan for their attainment?”
84% of the entire class had not set any goals.
13% had written down goals, but had no plan.
3% of the entire class had both written down goals AND created a plan.
10 years later, 1989 – here are the quantitative findings:
The 13% were earning 2x as much as the 84% who had not set any goals.
The 3% were earning 10x as much as the other 97% of their peers.
When it comes to college admissions, my own anecdotal research gives me similar results. And that is this: belief in your dreams PLUS the written plan is the secret sauce to getting admitted. It is as simple as that.
Candice Lapin, Founder and CEO of The Ladder Method is our special guest today. While at Cornell University Candice was practically inventing a specific method she used in her own life and gained academic success. Years later – she has helped thousands of students find success in school by making a plan. Stick with us today, Candice Lapin breaks down WHY having a plan is so crucial to finding success in school and in getting into the college of your dreams.
Download the FREE Action Plan template, listen to this episode, and you will be inspired to create your own action plan.
You will walk away feeling more confident and ready to take action.
Calling all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors, you do not want to miss this episode.
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