Evaluating criteria is very important in everyday life. It helps us make educated decisions, whether it be life changing decisions or a simple everyday decisions. If we did not evaluate criteria, we would end up doing a lot of things we would regret or did not want to do because we did not think it through before doing it.
I evaluated criteria when I had to make a decision on whether I should try out for the BGSU softball team. The criteria that I evaluated was 1.) Will the school offer support if I am struggling in my studies while playing softball? 2.) Will the team accept a player who has a temporary injury (since I had an injury at the time) ? and 3.) How do the players handle their school work when they are on the road? I also had to evaluate my own personal thoughts and decide whether I loved the sport enough to put that much time and commitment into it. If I did not evaluate all of this criteria, I would have made an uninformed choice and may have chose the wrong thing.