Prompt: Describe how you could use the five-step IDEAS critical thinking process

Prompt:
Describe how you could use the five-step IDEAS critical thinking process (pages 42-44) to work through ONE current problem that you are currently dealing with as a college student. Give specific details to make your situation more clear.
Instructions:
Your answer should be a minimum of 500 words.
It would make your writing assignment easier to read if you use paragraphing or breaks between ideas rather than write it all in one very long paragraph!
Please spell check and correct grammar, as this is part of the grade for this assignment, in addition to answering the responding to the prompt in full.
Grading Rubric
5 points: Addresses the topic completely (answers all questions and parts of the assignment)
5 points: Critical Thinking (fair and open minded, well-infomed, willing to reconsider viewpoints
5 points: writing skills (vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, and so on) written in a well-organized clear manner, proof read
5 points: development of ideas, explanation, example (use specific detailed examples to clarify situations)