Making new friends can also help to adjust to the new surroundings. This, along with my new found existential crises, is more or less the reason for the formation of my illness. Culture, Education, High school 873 Words 3 Pages Through the years, community colleges have always had a negative stigma attached to its name. Well the title says it all. With so many resources and chances to be involved in extracurricular pursuits, finding a balance is absolutely necessary. The worst part is that the two classes that are heavily bringing me down were joke classes, aka Freshmen semiars. During these past 15 weeks I have learn much about myself, life, and ballet.
The very first week, before classes had even started, was the hardest. They both allow for growth and development, but have two completely different experiences. A huge part of why I was not blogging for months, was because I had started college and I was adjusting to the college life. For these reasons I chose to select this culture for my essay. Included in this is a lot of Netflix and, yes, sadly, studying. I have never been a social butterfly and I spent most of that week alone in my room, which was miserable. My first semester of college was certainly an experience.
It's best that you talk to your academic advisor as they would be in the best place to inform of the options at your college. Best you can do at this point is damage control; try to assess what you can do to make things better, and focus on that. I took an english composition course, my freshman year seminar which was about gender and college experience, and an intro to psychology course. A lot of people let the thought alone scare them from making the initial attempt to further their education. So to any fellow college freshman, or any high schoolers who are soon going to find yourselves filling those shoes, remember that college is nothing like college in the movies. It helps you with things like time management and how to figure out what to write about for a paper, etc.
This is a place where you can share your own stories and help others with theirs. During my second semester, I learned that you just have to dive right into working hard. Basically, you need to figure out what the best balance of school life and social life is for you. I did choose to dorm on campus, to really engage myself in the college experience and to practice independence. On the first day of college, I saw the new environment and it made me feel more and more comfortable.
My first day in Delta College was a memorable experience due to three reasons: I was exposed to the new environment, I met new teachers, and I met some new friends. My transition to this country accumulated stess and excitement in the same time. But the one common thing they all share is that they all started from nothing. Background and Thesis There has been major discussion recently concerning the topic if college athletes should or shouldn't be paid while they are attending school. It was October 1st, and I had decided that I was going to do through photography. The schoolwork was not the only thing that was on my mind as I made my way into the college atmosphere; I was also thinking about doing things on my own and budgeting my time completely by myself. After that first semester, I learned that college wasn't high school anymore; the professors weren't going to baby me.
Obviously, I would like to have changed some of those, but some others I would not have changed. I'm pretty sure I leave my apartment every morning rushing and feeling like I must have forgotten something. Furthermore, it helped to ease the nerves I had about contacting professors. Skeptical, yet curious, I decided to enroll my last quarter at De Anza. You try to make conversation with them, but you realize that you don't have too much in common except for loving One Direction. Go get high or drunk and play more video games and enjoy the moment; you're only young once. As a mechanical engineering major, I have learned that we are just like everyone else.
Many events have contributed to the development and continued growth of American community colleges. A lot of students sometimes become afraid of the first year of college. In fact, some of the best friendships can come from people who have had very different experiences from each other. Like me, probably was one of the most exciting moments of their life. Find time to exercise and time to socialize with friends. Yeah, the first semester is a struggle, but a worthwhile one that teaches you a whole lot about yourself.
From where I was the first half of 2018, going and starting college was a massive change from everything I had been used to. But give yourself another chance. I was filled with terror not knowing whom to expect in my class. She explains the challenges of receiving a higher education. As a first year student I consider myself a balloon lost in the sky trying to find its way. Your time management skills will get better. And this is when I realized that college, and even life in general is all about making choice because at the end of the day, the greatest asset we have here on earth is our time, and how we choose to spend it -- we can't do everything.
It's just so interesting how college brings together people from all over the world, with such diverse experiences, beliefs and dreams. Be timely, be quick and, of course, be courteous to others. Or did you go to the local community college, taking 12 credits of the easiest classes you can find, but still hoping to transfer? Rather, it is through stumbling through awkward conversations, and weird encounters. There is great beauty in a free and reliable ride For most collegiettes, freshman year means saying goodbye to your beloved car from high school as well as your parents driving you everywhere free of charge. As a student of English, I had planned that throughout the semester, I had to improve my skills as a scholar, writer. Walton in no time at all. The laundry room is a dog-eat-dog world No matter how nice your dorm-mates may seem, the kindheartedness and pleasantries all end in one place: the laundry room.