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English 111 Reflection Essay

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While self-accessing my overall performance in English 111, I would say I have done fairly well. I learned a lot about English and mostly about myself. I learned what I needed to work on and improve. Reflecting on my overall performance, I will start by explaining my participation in class, my performance in two areas, how I transitioned into the role of a college student during the semester, what process I used to be successful in English 111, and my overall skill development. This past semester has been a real challenge for me, as well as a huge eye opener. I will start my explaining my participation in English 111 with Dr. Kennedy. One way I will self-access my overall performance is by explaining my participation in English 111. My overall…show more content…
When I was in high school, every one of my classes came easy to me. I barely had to try because to me they weren’t much of a challenge for me. I passed my classes and did what I needed to do. When I got to college English it all changed. I learned about so many different types of writing, I had no clue to what they were. Some of the different types of paper, I had never heard of like, a Rhetorical Analysis and even an Argumentative Essay. I have never even written a paragraph according to the MEAL Plan. I had to re-program my brain for English. I actually had to really apply myself to this class. That was all a huge thing for me. I struggled all semester long and it really took a toll on me. I have never had to work so hard on an assignment to meet my professor’s approval. I had to go to the writing center a number of times just to understand what my assignment was really about. Overall, I learned that everyone has their struggles in college, not everyone understands it. I learned that even though I struggled every day in this class, I learned what I needed to work on the most and that was applying myself more. Not only have I discussed how I transitioned into the role of a college student, but I will always be discussing the processes I followed to be successful in English
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