Spring Semester: Student Analysis

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Thomas Edison said “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time”. Throughout the spring semester, I endured any adversities. The courses were more rigorousness, the workload was heavy and I realized that most of the teaching to be done outside the classroom. I encountered failure for the first time this semester. But in this semester, I have learned more about myself than I had my entire life and it was through my failures. During the first few weeks of the Spring Semester, I had a smooth transition to most of classes, except for my Business Finite with Calculus course. After every lecture, I was left discouraged because I would leave confused and unsure of the topic.…show more content…
But I am happy that this was a requirement for the class because teamwork is a skill that most jobs requires and recruiters want to a person who possess it. Teamwork is imperative and many of us lack this essential skill. I tried to get the group going by constantly and trying to get them eager to work on the project. Overall, everyone contributed to the project and the outcome was great and we got things done efficiently. Everyone worked on the project equally and it has helped me personally enhance my team work abilities. An effective leader begins projects weeks before it is almost due and not wait until the last minute. If I want to be a great leader that is an aspect in which I need to work on. Moreover, I have made great friends in the Fast-forward program and with the clubs I associate myself with. I continue to be active on campus and networking. At first we would only hang out in club meetings, but now we hang out on weekends. If I want to be successful, I need to surround with those who share the same mentality. The classes I have taken this semester has allowed me to open my mind and explore new ideas. At the start of the year I was extremely shy, but trough the oral communications course I have stepped out of my comfort zone and have begun letting that fear
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