College Is Something That Can Not Be Prepared For Essays

730 Words Nov 21st, 2015 3 Pages
College is something that cannot be prepared for. Teachers in high school may try, but it is something that has to be learned on its own. College itself can be a large step in someone’s life and they are often left feeling overwhelmed and stressed. I felt exactly this while taking my first semester of college here at Butler. From the very beginning, I knew taking English Composition 101 would be a challenge, but one I was ready to face. I never really paid attention to the simple things until I saw the importance each part of an essay plays. By taking this class, I have obtained the knowledge and tools needed to better my writing for the future. Throughout the course of English Composition 101 my, time management, understanding of brainstorming, and ability to remove “fluff” have improved.
Time management can be difficult to get the hang of while taking college classes, especially online ones. It is something I am to this day, trying to figure out in a way that benefits me greatly. Making time for my online class was the part I struggled with the most. Setting time aside to actually work was a challenge indeed, which is the most case for people in college. Andrew Simoncelli says, “Students who take online classes must be motivated, independent learners” (Simoncelli). This could not be more one hundred percent correct in my eyes. This semester has taught me that I need to manage my time better and all in all not be lazy. When out in the world alone, self-motivation is key.…

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