How I Learned From The Course Of The Semester Essay

1254 Words Apr 5th, 2016 6 Pages
Over the course of the semester, I have learned all of the skills necessary to excel in school and college. Some of the most important things I have learned were how to manage time and how to be an active reader. Before learning how to manage my time, I would easily get distracted and procrastinate but now I have learned how to get everything done in a timely manner. Also, before the course I would struggle to comprehend what my textbook said but thanks to the course, I now spend the time to reevaluate what I am reading to fully understand the material. Other helpful lessons I have learned from this class were how to take good, helpful notes and what kind of learner I am. My notes used to be quite jumbled and messy but now they are organized and follow a pattern making them easier to understand. Everyone has their strengths and weaknesses, myself included. I am particularly good at note taking as well as realizing the potential benefits of attending college to motivate me to try harder. My notes typically follow the teacher’s lectures but sometimes my methods vary from them when they go off on tangents or a different format would be easier to comprehend. Usually my notes follow an informal style that consists or bulleted lists and underlined key terms to remember. Also, I realize that college is the most important next step for me after high school and that I need to excel in it to do well in any future career I hope to pursue. This thought process keeps me motivated to…

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