Essay on Graduation Speech : My First Semester

1020 Words Nov 15th, 2016 5 Pages
As my first semester almost ends, there is a plethora of aspects that played a major role in how much stress and pressure I have encountered. These aspects have created negative and positive outlooks on college and life, which is evident in my attitude as the semester closes. I have experienced so much pressure, and anxiety from one semester because of my perfectionism. I am constantly checking Moodle and MyClaflin to be on top of things. From this semester, I have reviewed various syllabuses and schedules of assignments, which has all become a blur. On the contrary, from this first semester, I have learned that college is arduous and I know I won’t ever completely adapt. Consequently, this semester has taught me how to sacrifice and quit on things that are way too complicated for my understanding. As I continue through this semester, I find myself battling anxiety and stressing on how my grades will be finalized to keep my LIFE and Rudolph Canzater scholarship. This semester has taught me various lessons on how college operates, which is the complete opposite from high school. Thus, college for a first semester Education major is simply a difficult experience because I am required to handle my academic studies, field experience, community service, social life and myself all at once.
The positive and negative influences have been created by the constant stress and anxiety I have been suffering from throughout my first semester of college. I find myself becoming more…

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