Becoming A Community College Student Essay

809 Words Oct 2nd, 2015 4 Pages
Broaden your horizon

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we 're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. - Walt Disney

For me, College is the portal to self exploration and discovery. Many students are uncertain college is going to help them succeed, which is quite reasonable. As a community college student, it has often been difficult to find stability between my academic journey and social life. I have realized that balancing my priorities can be particularly challenging in the midst of unanticipated chaos that occurs outside the classroom. Moreover, the lack of information, that has resulted from insufficient interaction on campus, causes overwhelming confusion for us. Despite all the obstacles I have personally faced, I did not allow myself to be discouraged. Instead I asked myself, how can I get the most out of my own college experience? In order to address this question for yourself, it is crucial to be curious enough to seek opportunities that allow us to discover our interest, skills, and areas for improvement.

I transferred to LaGuardia Community College this year after deciding to pursue a degree in business. However, during a freshman seminar course I realize I made a terrible mistake. As it turned out, business is a major I could not enjoy because it did not highlight my strengths or interests. Unfortunately, this major reduced my ability to pursue a different path since many selective private four year…

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