I have seen that starting college holds many fears and challenges even throughout this exciting time. Starting college is kind of like starting a completely new high school, but on a much larger scale. Some fears I individually have about starting this exciting but petrifying expedition is mainly just being in a new place with tons of new people. I grew up and attended a little K-12 school in a little town where everyone knew everyone and who your parents were which wasn’t always a good thing. I also see countless challenges that I must face to be successful in my college journey. Such as learning how to submit assignments online, managing my time, and being prepared for a harder class load. As we develop into mature adults I consider that
College is a huge transition from high school. I know that I will have to get out of my high school mindset, and start doing things differently. In order for me to get out of my high school mindset I will need to bring more mature and stop procrastinating. Once I get a college mindset it will be easier for me to achieve my
The book The Prince of Los Cocuyos can relate to my transition into college. The first time Richard Blanco came to America and felt out of place. College is all about experinces and getting to know yourself and learning who you really are. It is hard leaving high school and having to transition to college. Being used to teachers reminding you about assingments to now going online and having to remind yourself. As I begin to start my college experience I thought college would be easier no one telling you what you can and cant do, but its really not easier it might honestly be harder. Having to do so many assignments all at once. I feel like college is all about self motivation and being able to push yourself to work hard. Which I actually am
College is an exciting and overwhelming time. You are starting are a new chapter, in your life figuring out your career goals. College is a big adjustment from high school. Some people are not ready to navigate through this transition. What you need to become a successful in college is setting goals, taking notes and creating a study schedule.
Going to college allows for many opportunities to open up in life. Society is changing at a very rapid rate. College is a very difficult time for nearly everyone, as Charles Murray who published an article on should the Obama Generation Drop out also states that “A large majority of young people do not have the intellectual ability to do genuine college-level work” (95). Attending college is not for everyone, but It can teach you to learn how to become independent, develop discipline, evolve new life skills, and learn how to balance a social life versus student life. The experiences you obtain and gain from attending college can lead you to learn how to live your life within the college environment in a way that creates harmony with who you are. It is a time of trial and error until you find what works for you. Eventually harmony is found by choosing a major that coincides in a positive way with the person you are. Once this is found, you will be able to establish a system of studying and learning that works for how your mind works. It is natural that your life will be in disharmony when the circumstances in your life change dramatically, such as when you go to college, but your life should eventually return to being less stressful. During your college journey, you will make many friends. Many friendships that you make in college
Why is it so hard to do survive college? Why are there so many student that complain that they it’s not for them? Well the reason is because they don’t know the right way to survive the go in blindly and think it just going to be like high school. Wrong it not and trust me I have learned in my short time that I have attended college.
As I graduated high school, I thought college would just be yet another four years of high school, and I was wrong. College opens many new doors in a young man or woman’s life. There are new responsibilities and pressures that you will have to deal with, and with more freedom these responsibilities and pressures can be difficult to handle. College has changed a great deal over the years and these changes, such as more freedoms, make college a much more challenging experience. You need to start preparing for college now by making yourself more responsible and having more self-control. Although you think college is merely partying with easy classes on the side, I have experienced pressures and work loads that make the experience challenging
You also expect to be able to accomplish your work quickly and with minimal stress, leaving more time to work and spend with your family. You expect to be able to do what you did in high school and still pass. However college, by far, is nowhere as easy as most anticipate. You have to study, unlike high school, where you could float on by with A's by seldomly attending class. College is harder than high school and therefore
College students that are attending first year of college have fear because they feel so scared that everything is going to be different from high school. Melanie states that “were not the only one to view the first semester of college as scary, unfamiliar, or life- changing. She clarifies that she felt scary because it's was her first year of college and hasn’t been familiar with the campus, professors and also life-changing is going to be different from she was use to in her life. Many students that attend college for the first time are always anxiety about how well they are going to be at college and that also going to be independent in their life since they graduated from high school. Many problems are going to go through their life as a college student but they should find ways to solve their situations even though if they scared to confront them in life. Melanie and I have a common on we both had similar situation in life. Melanie story life was that she had many difficult situations that she went through in high school and as a college student.
College means a different thing for people but one thing for sure is, it is freedom. Coming straight out of high school, we first college students have no longer families or teachers help in academics or other things on large scale than high school. Well in college, we are thought to be a responsible person to go to class on time, sleep on time and navigate through out the campus so that you would be familiar with classes and know where to seek help from. Being in college, you cannot even be late to your some of the classes due to the attendance policy. And the example of this is when one time I was late for 3 minutes to my one of classes called ASU 101. Yes, three minute and the professor reduced my attendance grade to 50%. I could not believe how series even the attendance is.
I worry a lot. I worry about you and me. I’m worried because I want to go to a very good college but, school is hard. I put so much work into my academic studies and I feel like I get nothing out of it. I want to be very successful in life but, I’m worried that I would be able to get the chance to do the career I want to do. I also worry too much about sports. I want to play sports in college but I’m worried that I’m not good enough or won’t reach the college’s standards. I also worry about getting hurt. I’ve gotten hurt in gymnastics many time which makes me afraid to go for new skills. I’m just worried about getting another injury. Sometimes I want to quit because I worry too much which affects my performance. When I walk through the hallway
College can be hard because meeting new people. Being used to the same classmates since kindergarten and going out meeting a whole new group can be difficult. It can be difficult because use to having the same friends. Doing the time meeting new people the student has to still maintain a good grades in school. The student will have to learn how to socialize and work hard at the same time. Not only meeting new peers, but new teachers as well. Being used to having teachers and now having professors who is stricter can be hard. Trying to balance out meeting new people and harder work can be a lot of hard work.
One fear I had for college was not being able to keep up with my academic assignment and falling behind. Taking several classes through the summer and having a load of assignments was hard for me to handle. When we were given our schedules for the
What is the most dreaded topics among high school students? College. College is intimidating and frightening. However, students should be relieved to know that a home away from home can be found at the University of Missouri. The university of Missouri can also be known as Mizzou. The University of Missouri is an exceptional choice for students pursuing the medical field because of the high level of competition at the Sinclair School of Nursing, the vast variety in majors, the manageable admissions, and the intriguing campus, but one should be cautious in considering the crime rate on and around this campus.
As a teenager at this pivotal point in life I am facing the same fears. Therefore, I am ecstatic to share the knowledge and skills necessary to overcome the fears of going to college. This research will not only help me to become relieved, stress free, and comfortable-it will also provide other students a solution to what they thought could never be fixed. Fear is a mind game; once you control and flush the mind, fear has no chance. With this research, it will show that fear cannot overpower the mind of any one person.