Reflection On College Experience

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Coll 101 Reflection The college experience I imagined and the reality of college were two very different things. For starters, I never imagined college to be so relaxed. A clear majority of my professors were unexpectedly lenient and seemed much less tense than any of my high school teachers. Academically, I was expecting to be challenged. In actuality, it was quite undemanding. I had an unprecedented amount of free time and could game daily. Socially, there was no way college could’ve been worse than high school. Having moved to North Jersey two years ago, I found myself without essentially any friends for years. The height of my expectations was merely to find a single person I liked. Nothing more, nothing less. As far as disappoints go, …show more content…
I still haven’t developed a study habit and I imagine that’ll be detrimental to my grades in a year or two. Stress management skills are still nonexistent. I still handle stress by simply holding everything in the depths of my soul and keeping it all locked up. Frankly, I hadn’t heard of the MBTI until I took the course. My career goals still haven’t wavered. Growing up my objectives were volatile, and it seemed as if I wanted to pursue a different career every other week. Now, my goals are resolute and I’m determined to obtain a master’s degree in computer science. I don’t believe I have an area that is particularly weak, however I don’t believe there is an area where I am exceptionally strong. I’ve found I have a slight aptitude for critical thinking and solving skills, which shows in my programming work. Aside from that, there’s nothing that stands out in my …show more content…
I would’ve kept the same time schedule, however there is only one class for Comp Sci 2 so I have no choice but to take a 9 am class. I hope I have the mental fortitude to change my study habit, but knowing myself that isn’t going to happen. Even though I had only missed about a combined 7 classes, I hope to miss less than that next semester. Ultimately that’s out of my control due to the severity of my leg injury, but the goal remains. I’ve decided to continue taking fifteen credits as I still want to graduate on time but my parents have expressed a desire for me to find a job. Despite my claims that college is my job, there’s a possibility of me taking a lighter course loud to maintain a

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