Essay on My First Day Of Class

1561 Words Dec 11th, 2016 7 Pages
I truly have enjoyed taking your English 1010 class. This semester, I have experienced difficulties, challenges, and most importantly, the feeling of accomplishment after completing an assignment. During high school, I disliked English and really didn’t take any of the information in. This is the first time that I have enjoyed a composition class. I have always found it to be a struggle to write essays but you have taught me to dig deep into the papers that are being written. Your patience and helpfulness has pushed me to excel in my English skills.

On the first day of class I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I kept an open mind. With this being my first semester of college, I was nervous and assumed the work was going to be beyond hard. I quickly realized that it is possible to do well in college English if you put forth your best effort. In high school I slacked off and procrastinated, so my grades showed it. As soon as I started college I began to think that if I actually focused and tried I could achieve greatness, so that’s what I did.

At the start of the semester I has some major weaknesses in my writing. My grammar was terrible, and for some reason I just couldn’t write paragraphs and pull them together to make sense. I also didn’t proofread my papers, which was awfully careless. I blame this on my carelessness in high school. I got into a very bad habit. I didn’t pay attention, so I never learned the correct way to write a paper…

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