Learning Experience In High School

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This semester has been a big learning experience. I came into UCF at the beginning of the summer thinking that this semester was going to be a breeze. High school was very easy for me so I assumed college couldn’t be that much harder. Wow, was I wrong. It’s not that this semester was overly difficult it was just not what I was expecting. I really never had homework in high school and almost never had to study. I very quickly learned that college was the exact opposite of that.I have done more studying and assignments than i ever did in high school. It was good for me though. I feel like I am actively learning now, which I couldn’t say before. This course has helped me a lot in the transition from high school to college. It wasn’t overly difficult …show more content…
The fact that it was based on a true story made it even better. It was filled with life lessons that I will always carry with me. For example, feeling like you don’t belong somewhere only to find people you were destined to meet. These refugees had such a hard life before they were moved to the US but the struggles didn’t stop there. They constantly felt like outsiders in a place they should be able to call home. Once the Fugees found each other and started up the team, it helped them cope with everything going on. Soccer was their outlet. I can relate to them because most of my school career I felt like an outsider. Mind you i had been going to the same school since I was five years old. I had two or three best friends but if they weren’t there on the same day I felt completely alone. I continued to feel this way until I started FFA. FFA was to me what soccer was to the refugees, it was my outlet. I found a family in FFA and it made my high school career worthwhile. My goal for this semester was to get an A in this class. So far I am on track for this goal. I have and A- right now. To help myself keep on track for this goal I will continue to study for the final exam. I will have someone test me as another form of studying and I will also try to relax. I have always gotten extremely nervous before tests and this is absolutely no exception. My nerves often cause me to second guess myself and my work but I will

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