My Journey To College

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“ A college degree is the key to realizing the American dream, well worth the financial sacrifice because it is supposed to open the door to a world of opportunity. “ Dan Rather once said. When entering college, you have taken a huge step and have opened many doors for great opportunities in life. College does not give you a better chance to getting the job you want in the future but you will also gain more knowledge. Entering College of Saint Elizabeth was one of the best steps I ever took, joining FASTRACK was a bonus to helping me feel more comfortable when classes started. I learned that I have challenges that i need to face now that classes have officially started.
When I entered college, I believed that I won’t have to face no challenges and college would be a repetition of high school all over again. To add, one of my major challenges would be working with people and their different learning style from mine. The last few weeks, I realized that not everyone learns that same way so I am trying my best to work with others and remember we are sharing a classroom. Another key point, I realized I am struggling getting my work done due to the distractions from the people that are around me or the environment I am in while trying to complete my work. I also have a hard time staying up in class, it’s like I’m fighting myself to stay up during class and pay attention. The number of hours of sleep I am receiving during the week concerns me at times because I focus more on doing

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