What I Learned In My Class Analysis

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During the course of this class, I have learned a lot about myself and what I need to do to succeed. In my life, I have encountered a few situations that have hindered my success in college, even before I started. After high school I moved quickly to the Houston area to help my mother with my youngest sister. That held back my college start by a few years. Then, I met my future husband, and moved to another state. When we came back home, I went to work to support him with his school. Once he finished, I was finally able to start my college path. The first thing I had to discover about myself was self-motivation. Once I got this, everything else seemed to fall into place. I had to learn the value of an education. While it has been ten years since I was in school, I knew that I wouldn’t get any farther in life without…show more content…
There were unconscious decisions that were hindering my success without my knowledge. There would be times where I would focus on the unimportant things first, such as being too critical of myself and thinking everyone else was smarter than me. Once I was able to recognize these issues, I could change my habits. By doing my best work I am able to put less pressure on myself to be perfect. I know that when I do my best it won’t matter how I feel about my fellow classmates. I learned not to limit myself, and to follow personal rules to stay on course. When it comes to growth and fixed mindsets, I know that I have never had a fixed mindset. I am always willing to do whatever needs to be done to succeed. I think of my brain as a muscle and set learning goals. While taking this class I have also learned that if I feel too far off course, I need to change my course if needed. I have discovered that my preferred way of learning is by thinking and doing. As long as I stick to these learning strategies, I can be successful in college and
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