Graduation Speech : College Is Hard, And They Are Absolutely Correct

1006 Words Dec 15th, 2016 5 Pages
People say that going to college is hard, and they are absolutely correct. College students are finding it harder and harder to stay focused. Some college students fail classes and some even drop out of college all together. This is mainly blamed on high school students not being well prepared for college, also most students work jobs to support themselves. Due to students being overwhelmed and over worked, they can begin to give up after failing a big test or even a course. If students can learn to have structure and discipline, they will be rewarded with better paying jobs after they graduate college. My day normally consists of waking up and getting ready for work. Before I leave for work I have to make sure not to forget my backpack, because I spend most of my lunch break doing my school work. I don’t normally get that much school work done on my lunch, because I am only allowed to take thirty minutes. When I get off I head home and do even more school work. I mostly try to get my school work done Monday - Wednesday, but like every human being I procrastinate, and don’t always accomplish that goal each week. Some ways that I stay focused and keep my grades where I want them, is to stay organized. I also reward myself if I get a good score on an assignment or test.
In high school teachers make things easy for students, most teachers don’t push their students to overcome obstacles. Since new college students aren’t well prepared for college they tend to feel overwhelmed,…

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