Community College Reflection

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Reflection Essay I have learned many things about the college life attending Isothermal Community College(ICC). I have expressed the learning environment of being a college student and the time I have to spend learning on my own time. I have grown in my understand of college and the college process in transferring . During my time at ICC, I have experienced the workload I would have to do after school. It wasn’t easy for my first semester of college because I wasn’t accustomed to all the time at first. I quickly realized my high school teachers were right about how much time we have to spend outside of class studying. They told me it would be for every class, you will spend nearly three hours studying for it. Even if I had more time, …show more content…
I have learned many valuable skills at ICC as I mentioned some. I have sent my application to my chosen school and received an acceptance letter already. Now, I have to send this semesters grades then get my room and get into classes in East Carolina University (ECU). There were many steps I had to complete before I can go to ECU. Just like ICC I had to set up a Portal or Pirate ID they call it and a email. Then send my Financial aid to ECU by completing the FAFSA. There was also an orientation I had to go to similar to ICC as well as taking placement test. The news step I didn’t a countered during ICC was credit evaluation and Room and board, and a meal plan that fits me. It was a lot of new stuff that I didn’t know, plus the parking passes I have to get. It was new stuff I forgot about, but overall ICC prepared me for the workload, study habits, organizing, and some of the process of transferring to a …show more content…
I still want to be a physical therapist, but first a personal trainer. It is a tough and rigors major, but I feel like I can get through it. The only thing that change was how I am going to pay for college and how much of my debt I pay off while I am in college. During my ACA class I learned about my colleges amounts I will have to pay and ways I can pay off my debt while I am in college like working, scholarships, pell grants, and work-study programs. I can do these thing to help reduce the amount of debt I will have to pay in the long-haul. It set my mind that college is an investment in my future and it will cost that I have to payback. It strengths my mindset that I am paying for college, so why not give it all you have. I always believe that working smarter, not harder is the best way to excel in class. It shows that not only ICC strengthen my thoughts, but my overall my set in the transfer process. Being in ICC help me gain new insight in how I see my study habits, organizing skills, transfer process, and my prospective in how I should be going about the rest of my college experience. ICC assistant me in becoming a better version of myself, not only in education wise, but people wise. It showed me that connecting to a larger community of people can aid when you need it and that is how I gain new skills from ICC. Learning the process of transferring to another school and growing at ICC would not happen without

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