Motivation Worksheet for College Students

What is the theory behind this Motivation Worksheet for college students?

Motivation for college students must be unique in terms of their values and interests. The underlying theory is “Self-determination theory” by Ryan and Deci,2000 which explains the internal sources of motivation. The corresponding therapeutic techniques may include Motivational Interviewing, which is a client-centered, collaborative, and goal-oriented style of counseling method designed to strengthen personal motivation and commitment to a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the reasons for that change.

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help college students 

  • Find their motivation for change.
  • Encourage them to explore the reasons behind it.
  • Identify obstacles.
  • And make action planning to achieve that goal.

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet should be used by college students who want to navigate their instinctive motivation for change by exploring the reasons for goals, identifying obstacles in their way, and finally making an action plan for it.

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