The final reason that led me to college is to experience the" life of as a college student". I have learned that college is nothing compared to high school. Being a college student is not easy, it is about learning from others, learning how to become independent and following your dreams. I will continue to keep working hard and get myself a step closer each day to my dream career. To sum everything up college is an opportunity that not everyone has, so being able to attend college is a blessing that no one should take for granted.
Ashley Gay English 112-4244 Mr. Neagle 2/22/18 College is Right for Everyone When you were in high school, did your parents ever tell you that college was the best way to go? I am sure they gave you reasons why they thought that was true and maybe you didn’t agree with them. However, they are right, it is the best option after high school.
At first, it took me a while to accept my responsibilities and get over my fear of failing and getting nowhere. Now that I am within the “unknown” there are many challenges that I face every day and will continue to face. There is the challenge of finding out what I want to study in college, doing well on standardized tests, and getting good grades in all of my classes. There are also temptations I have to face such as choosing whether to hang out with friends or do the homework that is due the next day. But I am able to overcome most of these challenges and temptations with the help of my parents, teachers, and friends who help push me to be the best I can be every day.
Deja started having more seizures and none of them were the same. After keeping a journal on all of her daily activities, I notice that she would complain of a bad headache before she had a seizure. She is now placed on an anti-depressant medication that is to control migraines for children to try and prevent the seizures from happening. As of today she is not back to normal but was able to return to most of her extra curriculum activities.
I knew I needed to develop a plan for the following semester so that this would not happen again, which is why I switched to online school. This immensely helped me as I was able to focus on myself, my mental health, and gave me more time to
Negative Effects of Perfectionism on College Students College is the beginning of a new chapter in many young adults’ lives. Here, students are expected to balance class work, friendships, family relationships, and mental health all at the same time. Although most students are able to juggle the constant demands of college life there are groups of people, known as perfectionists, who struggle due to their disorder. This review examines studies that explore what types of negative side effects are evident in college students with perfectionistic thoughts and actions. According to research, a person diagnosed with perfectionism, no matter the subtype, is someone who sets high standards for themselves, whether it is in school or out of school,
I am able to come up with solutions to problems and take initiative on a task, provide community service, positive advice and encouragement to my fellow friends and classmates. Also Golden Door seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service, I can say that I have these characteristics. Even though I did not attend College after my High School graduation, I did not give up on my dreams. It actually took me to years to be part of Guilford College, over those two years I felt lost falling into an endless abyss but continue to reach out to Colleges asking in what ways they could help me to make College affordable. I applied to many scholarships, Es El Momento, North Carolina Hispanic College Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Etc.
Having social anxiety has changed a lot of things. And my was of seeing things differently in life. I haven’t been the same since giving my presentation my sophomore year of high school. I now have a constant fear of giving presentations to my classmates, and also just talking to people in general. Not only has this situation caused me to have social anxiety at school, but it has also caused me to have social anxiety outside of school.
Reflection For my senior project I chose to research drug testing for student athletes. While I was working on my Senior Exhibition I ran into a lot of obstacles. I had a difficult time choosing a topic because I wasn't exactly sure what I wanted to research but when I did I ended up finding a lot of important information. Another obstacle I ran into was finding an advisor and a time that was convenient for the advisor and I to meet.
4. Peer Observation The collegiate years of a student are crucial to their total learning experience because they correspond with an increased freedom and independence, which also include feelings of discomfort or uncertainty (Botvin, 2007). Moreover, college students often possess a lack of an authoritative figure by which they attempt to model.
The College Board SAT has received many mixed reviews from fellow students, parents, and even teachers about its effectiveness for college admission. The SAT writing portion in particular affects juniors and seniors who are thinking about and applying to various colleges and universities. Generally speaking, when junior year rolls around, the stress and anxiety builds up when preparing for these standardized tests. Many, including myself when I went through the process, worry about the preparation needed, strategies needed to be learned, and ability of whether or not one is able to sit through the dwelling three-hour exam. In addition, we must take into consideration that some people naturally test better than others on these types of exams.
When I got into middle school and started taking classes like Algebra 1 and Spanish that would count for high school credit, it became very apparent to me that the grades that I get in these classes could very easily affect my high school GPA and my ability to get into a college of my choice. It was this realization that pushed me to further improve myself and my better being. During the seventh grade I got diagnosed with ADHD and started a medication regiment that significantly helped me focus and understand the lessons that my teachers were teaching. All of this was great and my grades did significantly improve, but the cons
When I was in high school, my grade-point average was a measly 2.3. I did poorly on my SAT scores, so my only option was to apply to a community college. I was thankful to be admitted to Ohlone College, as my grade point average is now a 3.4. In retrospect, I realized that my success in community college was because of: hard work, dedication, and continuous growth. Freshmen year of college, I took a psychology class.