Reflective Essay About Myself

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This semester, even though it is not over yet, I learned a lot about myself. Going away to college was a huge adjustment but I adjusted well the first couple of weeks and now Athens feels like home now more than ever. I knew going away to college was going to be a challenge but I was excited for a fresh start. For the skills category, I learned finally how to study effectively. In high school, I never studied because I could just show up and do my homework and get a B or higher. I never could really bring myself to study anyways, it was always a challenge for me. In college, I finally had to put in real effort and take responsibility in my education. I learned how to effectively study by not waiting until the last possible day to study and …show more content…
I know what to expect from myself now in classes and everyday classes. They also helped me narrow down my major and what classes I want to take in the future. These discoveries were crucial to my academic success currently and will be in the future. I have been using the discoveries to help me out in hard classes because I know what I will need further help with and what I will excel at. Getting to know myself better academically has been a huge help for me and I plan on using it in the future as …show more content…
I picked marketing because I learned in myself assessment that I enjoy to sell things to other people. It has been something I enjoyed doing my whole life. I really think I can excel in the marketing field; I am excited to see what my future holds. The hardest part about the self-exploration was trying to answer hard questions about myself. I thought it be easy self-exploring myself and answering questions about myself but it was actually really challenging. The most rewarding was finding my interests and that made me pick a major very easy after I found out what I wanted to do according to my interests. My questions that came out from my self-exploration were; what if marketing doesn’t work out as a major? What other majors involve selling? Could I double major in something that benefits me down the road? Is marketing really the best major for me? What classes/organizations would benefit me the most down the road? These questions could all be answered by me talking to my advisor, or doing some research. I could also look up my DARS for the majors and classes to look on what classes I would need to

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