My Experience At My First Year Essay

1074 Words Dec 13th, 2016 5 Pages
Like many freshmen, during my first year, I was nervous and unsure about what I wanted to study for the next four years. I had ideas, and I knew there were a multitude of possibilities, but I hadn’t explored them, and none of my plans (as vague as they were) had been set in stone. Community college allowed me to sample many of those possible ideas for fields of study, from English to music, communication, and others. During my first semester of school, I took an introduction to psychology class. Throughout the semester, I became captivated by the subject. I liked how relevant the information was in my own life. I loved that I could begin to understand the behaviors of the people around me. After my first semester of school, I found that I had a passion for psychology, and I felt very motivated and excited to continue studying this field. My love for psychology deepened during my second semester when I took classes in social psychology, and surprisingly, English! My social psychology class expanded on the theories I’d learned in my previous psychology course, and introduced me to other new concepts as well! The reality of groupthink, the psychology of prejudice, and the interplay between physical and symbolic survival are all ideas that I use to help explain the world around me. The subject felt truly three-dimensional.
I never expected that my love for psychology would be fostered in my English class, but to my surprise, the class completely sold me on pursuing a career in…

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