College requires a lot of work followed with an excessive amount of responsibilities now try to mix in a college student that play a sport. Now theirs even more pressure on that student. College athlete receive many benefits, and most of them they are riding on a full scholarship that covers all their cost; tuition, room and board, meal plan, and other expense a student needs in order for them to attend the school. They need to be able to prioritize their life and dedicate their time into school work as well as keeping up with everything required in their sport. Being able to juggle both school and a sport is a lot of pressure and takes a lot of hard work and dedication.
My “threshold guardian: was most likely myself and my fears. 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.
(Beiter, 90). Some students must handle both school and work at the same time. Maintaining a stable GPA while participating in different clubs to build a good portfolio for future jobs, is hard and stressful for any kind of student. If stress is not handled properly one can end up
Some even say “Going to college is as much about finding out who you really are as it is about getting that degree” (Staff). There are many things that a college student finds out about themselves, such as their work ethic, how well they manage their time, and how to live away from home. Students have a much heavier and intense work load than they did in High School, which teaches students how to manage their time well. Students must have good time management so that they don’t fall behind in their work. Going to college is an enjoyable part of ones life where they learn new things about themselves at the same time making new friends and learning new
Although college is challenging I am going to succeed by using advice from experts developing strategies and setting goals for myself. Because I am a TNCC Student. I know that college will be a challenge for me. One challenge that I am facing is not having a job. As a returning college student it’s a challenge for me because I'm looking for a part time job is not easy at all it's really difficult right now.Trying to find a job to fit in with my school hours has been very time consuming.
As you get older and older, this changes and you become more and more aware of what impression you are leaving. This is notably common when you meet new people and are in a new environment, such as coming to college. You want to fit in with everyone so you become extremely aware of every little thing you are doing. This can be especially challenging for people with anxiety who over thinks everything they do, which can ultimately lead to their
I have taken responsibility for what I have done in the past and are pushing myself to work harder to reach all my goals to make me a better person within society. I have faced many challenges as well as setbacks this past year, but I have and I know I can find a way to manage my time to reach my full potential. I find myself juggling school and my full course load, club volleyball, work and making my car payments, getting a decent amount of sleep and having a social life. I do admit it can be overwhelming at times but I know it will be worth it when I am able to tackle my dreams and make them a
University life makes me know myself better. It makes me see the complexity of the society that I am in and convinces me to become a bigger part of it. It teaches me when to stand up or when to walk out. College is teaching me to be ready not for a career, but for a life worth living. It teaches me to choose to
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. Before the collegiate years, students observed their parents or other authoritative figures, such as their teachers, coaches, older siblings, etc.… Nevertheless, research has exemplified that because of the unique conditions of the university environment, college students are more likely to observe and mirror the behavior of their fellow peers (Borsari, 2001). Peers become increasingly important
I faced and continue to face many different challenges in my daily life, those that every teenager faces, and also those that have been presented to me because of the kind of environment I placed myself in. It 's difficult trying to balance everything, it is for every young adult, but FUMA taught me to be disciplined and responsible, so I can overcome adversity and excel at what I do. Fork Union helped me learn to make the most of my time, and after some much needed thought, I decided to try applying for an after school job instead of competing athletically anymore. It was hard at first and I didn 't know if I could keep it up but I 've worked there for two years now, alongside my schools stressful five point grading scale and daily personal