My Economics Class

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As a high school senior, this is the first Economics class I’ve ever taken. I didn’t know what to expect at all. Talking to most of my classmates didn’t exactly help either. I’ve heard a lot of different opinion about the class, but I knew I had to experience it myself before making a judgment. Some people have told me it was a fun and interesting class while others have told me it’s the most boring class they’ve ever taken. I thought I would be able to compare this class to one of the Social Studies classes I’ve taken in high school, but I was definitely wrong. There is no class I have taken that is quite like Macroeconomics. While others may have found the online aspect of this class challenging, I found it very easy since I took online PSEO …show more content…
I’ve learned that I need physical interaction in a class like this. Social Studies classes have never been my strong suit. Taking this online course has taught me that I need a teacher in a Social Studies type course in order to really learn and absorb all of the course material. I learned a lot on the chat days because I was having a face to face interaction even though it was only through a computer screen. I have also learned that I am a procrastinator after taking a course like this. The only downside to having an online course that gives you a lot more freedom when turning things in is that it allows you to save everything till the last second. I found myself cramming and reading everything the day of or the day before the assignment was due. I now know that in order to be successful and prevent myself from being under so much pressure and stress I need to plan ahead …show more content…
I have started the process of applying to colleges and looking at a career choice. I learned that I need to really look into what type of jobs the economy will need after I graduate so I won 't be left with only a degree and no job. This contributed to my personal development by opening my eyes to how I need to manage my time better. I have to plan things out if I want to be stress free and this class has taught me that. I will be putting in more effort into improving my problem with procrastinating. Overall, taking Economics for the first time has really opened up my eyes to new things. I now feel like I know a lot more on the basics of the economy. Looking back to before I took the class, I can say I was very ignorant to a lot going on in the economy. While I still don’t know much about it, I have a basic understanding now. I definitely hope to take an Economics class in my future to learn even more about the

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