Reflection Paper On Reflection

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My Reflection
Rheann Ridley
Colorado Christian University

My Reflection August 28, 2017, the first day of my fresh and scary journey. My first day as a Colorado Christian University student, English composition online is my first class. Part of me is ready; part of me is ready to throw in the towel. I hadn’t even had a chance to turn a paper in, and the first assignment, a 5-paragraph essay had me thinking “you’re a crazy person for going back to school, it’s been 11 years since you had to write a paper. What are you thinking?” I told myself its 5 weeks (later I would realize actually 6) you can make it 5 weeks! Although I knew writing wouldn’t be my easiest subject, I knew I had to try my hardest. This class was condensed and hard, but effective and informative; I’ve learned so much, felt all sorts of emotions and know I can apply what I’ve learned in classes to come. When I reflect back on this class, I’m grateful for what I’ve learned. I can’t imagine starting the online college experience with a different class. I imagine what that would have been like, and I can’t help but think, it would have been rough and I wouldn’t have some of the basic resources needed. APA formatting, I didn’t have the slightest idea what that meant. Learning the basics on APA will ensure I have a great skill moving forward to write my papers during college. Citing properly, although I’m still working on this, I would have been even further behind. If I didn’t have this as my
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