My First Semester Of College

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University of Central Arkansas, located in Conway, Ar. Over twenty-six thousand students attend this school, and I am one of them. As I was in my final days of high school I became anxious. I was going to be moving to a new city and would have to make new friends. I prepared myself all summer for this drastic change, and before I knew it move-in day was here! The whole ride there I was trying to think positive thoughts but there were always some what ifs in the back of my head. My cousin had come here before me, and ended up leaving after the first semester because she didn’t like it. She was the main reason why I had such anxiety over it, and everyone was telling I’d be just like her and come back too. Before I knew it, I was on campus …show more content…
We talked for what seemed like hours until we had to go grocery shopping and get things that we had both forgotten. As the semester went on I grew a bond with this girl. She had become a part of why my first semester of college was so fun. Yes, coming to college with your best friend and becoming college roommates is easy. But meeting a completely new person and growing an unbelievable bond with them is the greatest feeling, and in my opinion the best part of having the University pick someone for …show more content…
High school is supposed to prepare you for college and I’d say mine didn’t. I never studied back home for quizzes or test, and I knew that wouldn’t work in college but I didn’t think it’d be that hard. I started taking notes and started listening actively instead of passively during lectures. Doing my readings, some of them, and doing all extra credit assignments just in case. In the end, I did better than I expected myself to do on test, essays, homework, and in class discussions. The transition isn’t that hard if you’re here to do the work and get out in four

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