What I Learned from the Discovery Wheel Essay

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Nelson Y. Irizarry Vargas Prof. Amy Armstrong COLL101-1103A-07 6 June 2011 What I learned from the Discovery Wheel Once I finished filling out the Discovery Wheel I noticed that the three highest scores were in Purpose, Attitude and Diversity. While the lowest scores where on Money, Notes and Tests. I started with the highest scores first but my favorite are the lower scores since they make me practice positive thinking. Purpose As an IT Representative for a company in Puerto Rico, I have acquired lots of knowledge in the Information Technology industry. I’ve been looking for an opportunity to gain better skills and acquire new knowledge to support my success in my workplace. Studying full time, while working full time is a big…show more content…
I really enjoy learning about their culture and different life styles. Money “Today’s living feels like a struggle to survive”,” Money is always a big issue”,” I can’t study if I don’t have the money for it”. That was my way of thinking recently, but a month before this course commenced I started to think differently. I said to myself, “I need to look for more information on how to be able to pay for my studies”, “Student Loans might provide me with the money I need to start studying again”, “I’m going to apply for the President’s Scholarship, writing a 2 page essay explaining why I deserve that scholarship”. My new way of thinking about money brought me my most recent identity as a student in the International Academy of Design and Technology. Then I got my books, including Becoming a Master Student which made me realize even more the power of “Positive Thinking”. Now I know that money may be a primordial need but not an obstacle, that there are resources that can help me achieve my goals. Now I’m confident that by planning ahead and adding additional control to my personal finances I will be able to have enough money to complete my education. Notes My score on Notes on my Discovery Wheel is one of the lowest. When it comes to taking notes it feels like they are not that important for review periods and studying. I’ve been writing on a computer screen for so long that when I take notes manually I can barely read them. This is really
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