My Application To College

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I believe I have grown as an academic student with knowledge and new skills from my current trip to Northern California. I have attained skills from multiple college field trips, but mostly in this trip to multiple UC’s and CSU’s. I have learned multiple ideas I could apply in applying to college or in deciding my future career. I believe that it is important to have knowledge and skills for the future considering they can better prepare me for the future and what is to come when I graduate high school. Before I went on this trip, I remained not completely aware of all the elements that I need and the work I will need to be prepared for to choose and apply to a school perfect for me. …show more content…
My research skills grew through this trip provided by Mrs. Mohr. When I first heard about the trip, I wasn’t so interested because I thought all colleges were the same, but my friends then told me to give it a try and that I might end up liking one of the schools, which did end up happening. One extremely helpful thing I learned was that always try to visit the campus first, before applying because you might get accepted and eventually hate it. I have also learned to always look at the majors, programs, activities, etc a school has. I believe this trip has helped me determine how I will research the school and help me decide whether or not I will apply there. I’m aware that I will come to multiple obstacles when deciding on a school. Some obstacles I will come upon will be distance, money, and majors. I believe I have grown as an academic student with the knowledge given to me by this trip. When I was walking through the schools, and exploring the campus, I often found myself liking it. I thought to myself “I might not even be able to apply here”, but after listening to our tour guides and learning more about the schools, I knew I actually had a chance. This has taught me plenty different skills and to underestimate myself before finding and learning information about the …show more content…
My research skills grew through this trip provided by Mrs. Mohr. When I first heard about the trip, I wasn’t so interested because I thought all colleges were the same, but my friends then told me to give it a try and that I might end up liking one of the schools, which did end up happening. One extremely helpful thing I learned was that always try to visit the campus first, before applying because you might get accepted and eventually hate it. I have also learned to always look at the majors, programs, activities, etc a school has. I believe this trip has helped me determine how I will research the school and help me decide whether or not I will apply there. I’m aware that I will come to multiple obstacles when deciding on a school. Some obstacles I will come upon will be distance, money, and majors. I believe I have grown as an academic student with the knowledge given to me by this trip. When I was walking through the schools, and exploring the campus, I often found myself liking it. I thought to myself “I might not even be able to apply here”, but after listening to our tour guides and learning more about the schools, I knew I actually had a chance. This has taught me plenty different skills and to underestimate myself before finding and learning information about the

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