Essay about College Is A Big Accomplishment

808 Words Oct 14th, 2015 4 Pages
College is a big accomplishment, but it can become overwhelming and stressful if you do not give it your all or prepare yourself for it. I took the initiative to learn about myself, and how I could handle a numerous amount of tasks at one time. College is preparing young people for life as an adult in the future, but it takes determination and dedication to survive college on your own. Knowing that college is not free, I made a commitment to myself to pursue my dreams, aspirations, and to do whatever it takes to succeed in this cruel world. Totally clueless to what college had in store for me, I became submerged in work during the first week of classes. Procrastination had become my new best friend because college is a lot of work and sometimes I just did not have any energy to do anything. There wasn’t an ounce of motivation within me to do any of my work. From adjusting to a new campus, meeting my professors, and buying overpriced textbooks took a toll on me. Taking things day by day did not work in my favor, and I now know that planning things out will help in a major way. By the end of the first week, I learned how to balance doing my schoolwork and how to take time to relax myself of any stress. Being the introvert that I am, meeting new friends is something that I still struggle with currently. Living in a new city, and not knowing anyone did scare me a bit, but I eventually opened up a little more to being social/welcome to my new environment. Even though I have not…

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