My Experience Of College Essay: First Day In College

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First Day in College Without a doubt, every change is a challenge, and sometimes it is difficult to keep up with changes, but after a time they become part of life. Famous Winston Churchill once said: “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” I relate to this quote because there were a time in my life that I wanted to quite college, because I was failing in my grades, but with the help from my family and friends I found a way to make best of my situation and become successful at it. I learned that failure is not fatal. Even though I prepared myself for college, I was nervous because I thought I had no friend or family there, and I did not know much about my major. Going to college and be away …show more content…
When I was entering the college to attend to class for the first time, I spotted my best friends sister, and she told me that Sanaz is attending to the same college as me, but in a different major. Knowing that my best friend was attending the same college as mine was such a relief. So my mom and I went to see Sanaz before my class, and her first impression was so epic. She hugged me and cried, then she came to my class. After watching Sanazs reaction I realized that I am not the only one acting odd, and she felt the same about being alone. The truth was that we were afraid to be independent. We had no experience of anything. We have never been on our own, and we never did anything without our parents help. After struggling for a year with doing things in our own, we finally became more independent that we thought we would …show more content…
I had no knowledge about microbiology, and Iran’s education system more likely decides the major for us. I had two choices study for the annual exam for another year or study microbiology, and after that come to America and get my master in the major that I actually like which is physical therapy. After having discussions with my family I decided to study micro biology, and I believe it was the third semester that I realized what my major really is about. I like lab works, but laboratories in Iran are not standard. I am so lucky that I did not catch any

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