Since I was a little girl I have always been told to be on top of my studies and to go do what I love most. However, with college I am able to take on and obtain new knowledge to further my studies and do what I love most. I see college as another stepping stone into a great life and future. Being able to attend college is a blessing, this will help me understand and see the different perspective of the world around me. The final reason that led me to college is to experience the" life of as a college student".
In college, we start to understand that this knowledge is not enough as to write flawlessly, you need to know more than just the structure of the essay and the ways to use resources in your writing. In this article, we are going to discuss essay writing habits that we acquire in school but that have nothing in common with high-quality writing. Moreover, we will give you several recommendations on how to turn these ineffective habits into the effective ones. Never paying attention to the subject of the essay
The social life in high school will change drastically over the years. The friends you have now 90% of the time won’t be the friends you end up with. Don 't follow your friends, because they take a certain class it doesn 't benefit you in the long run.When picking classes, learn about the classes that they provide. In the field you want to pursue, and if you don 't know what field pick what interest you. There is a class called Advancement Via Individual Determination.
I applied for qualifying English course at Kwantlen to have an academic element in my life which would motivate me to never give up. I have learned to give priority to my education by not allowing any circumstances to impact my career. Furthermore, I decided to join gym in order to feel self-motivated. I also started to apply for jobs and after a couple of months, I got a job at Winners in Richmond. Even though the store location is far and I do not drive or have a car, I decided to work there to gain experience and have a busy schedule.
Growing up, the only thing I knew was to study hard, and get good grades. So when I began my high school career, I needed a guide, someone there to advise me through these four years. Joining Upward Bound was one of my proudest achievements because through this program, I have gained life, leadership, and academic skills that I would not have known otherwise. Preparing for the ACT numerous times, having resources to connect with colleges and
After a sixteen year hiatus, I became the first of six grandchildren to enroll in school. I have now chosen to go to college at this juncture in my life in order to have an impact on my career, start a tradition in my family, and to earn my bachelor’s degree in information technology. My first reason for going back to college was to have an impact on my career. I’m currently working a job where there is no room for advancement. Despite all of the hard work and dedication, I’ve been passed over for a promotion a few times.
I have grown up and matured in more ways than one since my first day. I have learned everything between new study habits, learning to get to school early so you can park without being late to class, and how to conduct myself in a college atmosphere. I learned that taking that extra step is always necessary and sometimes you need to make sacrifices. While some might say I gave up the "high school experience", I would make this choice again because it helped mold me into the person I am today and is guiding me in the right direction to a prosperous
Classes in college have been a slight change from classes in high school, which I had expected. The one thing I did not expect was how independent I was going to have to be in my classes. In high school, teachers were extremely helpful in telling you what you needed to do to succeed. I have learned that in college I am going to have to decide what I need to do to succeed. Over the past month, I have slowly been figuring out what I am going to need to do to succeed in each individual class.
At the age of fourteen, I was accepted into an Early College High School that has allowed me to take dual credit courses since my freshman year of high school. By the time I graduate high school, I will already have my college associate degree that I will have earned through my hard work and dedication. Even though I went through a lot at such a young age, it has shaped me in every possible way. I was exposed to a whole different language and culture, but I was able to succeed through my strong desire of success and dedication. I am thankful for every challenge that I had to go through because if it was not for them, I would not be the person I am
The school I have attended is a college prep school, and seems did a good job in preparing me for college. This school has taught me time management, responsibility, and to be respectful to everyone. These three things have prepared me to being a successful member of the community. I’ve learned time management by, taking honors classes throughout high school. These classes are more rigorous than the regulars classes offered at my school.
Though you may think by now I should be able to think, but I’m not talking about the thinking required to answer a test question, but rather Deresiwicz form of thinking. Deresiwicz defines thinking as, “It means developing the habit of skepticism and the capacity to put it into practice.” (79) This level of critical thinking was never stressed in high school. Many students and I, were taught to think to solve equations as Deresiwicz stated. This form of thinking wasn’t really made crucial to me until I got to college where I had to think and analyze more on subjects, topics, and people than their face value. Critical thinking allows us to think genuinely for ourselves and not inherit and become dominated by anyone’s own
Noted author, Stephen Covey offers uses the story of a bamboo plant to offer advice. The story taught me to be more patient with several stuff and try not to rush on the work the teacher assigns. For example, if the teacher is not in class on time, wait a few more minutes and do not go so far ahead on your schoolwork unless the teacher says that it is ok to do so. Patience is important in college because you do not know what might happen if you are not patient at all. Being impatient might ruin your chance to graduate college if you just think that it would be easy, well, that is not true at all.
Throughout the senior project, I accomplished two big research papers, a trifold and brochure to represent my college and career choice, and many other forms of research about my chosen occupation. By completing this project, I have learned that senior project is no joke. This project is huge and requires a lot of time and effort. If you want a high quality project you have to work hard and use your time wisely in school and outside of school. Yes, I chose a school that would prepare me for my career.
4.4 reflection 1. the workload is what I expected. What I wasn’t expecting was the amount of time I would need to set aside a week to study. 2. psychology is the class that demand the most amount of time out side of the class. I been able to complete all the homework outside of class, now I need to find the best way to study for the tests. 3. cutting my work schedule would be the only way I would have more time to
With the classes I am taking in college, I will be preparing for my future job. In my job, I will be required to write reports and solve many problems/ cases. In college I will be improving my high school education, which will improve my skills for my future job, this meaning, I will he helping improve my community. Now, to discuss money. I do not have a source of income, currently, my parents are paying for my college education.