Graduation Speech As A Writer Essay

885 Words Dec 7th, 2016 4 Pages
Coming into college I faced many challenges as a writer. Being that I was enrolled in a high school that did not care much about my academic performance, I was already led to a disadvantage and predicted not to do so well. I have missed out on an immense amount of useful tools that would have been essential to my writing process. Not knowing how to properly provide information so that I can build my essay filled with academic language led me to optimizing and remaining resilient. In my past writing assignments, it seemed to be that we were learning everything step by step, whereas in college more is expected from me as a writer on my own. As a high school student it was quite easy to push everything off till the last moment. Those two o 'clock nights were very frequent when a six-page essay and reference paper was due the next day. As a college student the requirements are more challenging and not something that can be pushed back till the very last second and receive a passing grade. It seems strange to me that starting earlier for a college paper and working twice as hard on it but still receiving a lower grade on it than I would have in high school is upsetting to think about, but is so true. When coming into the semester I was unaware of what was expected from me, but as the semester progressed I was able to get a better understanding of the course and how to look critically at myself as a writer. I know that these are qualities that I will use for many of my college…

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