My Journey As An Undergrad Psychology Essay

1782 Words Nov 15th, 2016 8 Pages
Children go through stages of growth and development that are beneficial in adulthood, “human development is a lifelong process of physical, behavioral, cognitive, and emotional growth and change (Advocates for Youth, 2008). Through these different stages we learn things about ourself and we begin to establish a sense of who we are and what we are set to do. It 's understandable that when reaching certain stages we don 't comprehend if what we are doing is normal or correct, but it 's ok because as humans we don 't ponder too much on our actions we simply see them as human traits, although all our actions have intentions. Many times we don 't acknowledge these things because we don 't have the broad understanding about psychological theories that can be applied to our actions. As an undergrad psychology major I have come to comprehend and apply theories that I have learned to events in my life, in particular when I began my college journey. Summer 2012 was when I began my journey as a psychology undergrad. Stepping into the campus I knew it would not be the same, I felt I had no one to guide me as to what classes to take, time to be at school, and how to go about dealing with the class schedules overall. The only thing I relied on was my best friend at that time, she seemed to know what she was doing so I would try to follow her footsteps even though we had different majors. It seemed like she always had time to go out and live the college life while I was home studying or…

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