The Truth Of Growing Up In The Mindsets By Carol Dweck

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The Truth of Growing Up As a child all I wanted to do is just grow up and be an adult. As I grew older and taken on more responsibilities, I realized that growing up is not all that exciting and is actually difficult. In the final year of high school when college is the big stress, all the teachers want is to prepare us for the long papers, difficult tests and more stress. In the back of mind I’m thinking, wow this is going to be stressful, I don’t want to go to college anymore. Well my wish came true and I didn 't go to college for the first six months. Now I decided I’m ready for college and the future to come. I believe I am truly ready because I have discovered my mindset, my strengths and weakness and my past education has …show more content…
In the “Mindsets” by Carol Dweck, informs readers that a person 's mindset is based on what they believe and one 's abilities. This means that people who believe nothing will not put any effort into changing. Versus someone with a growth mindset they put effort into change and want to enhance in success, according to Dweck. Based on Dweck, I have a growth mindset because I 'm always putting effort to grow in knowledge. Meaning by this I love having Aha! moments when I learn something new or understand a concept. By having a growth mindset, I get excited about learning when it comes to psychology. Having a strong passion in a subject has helped me prepare for college. Once when I discovered I had a growth mindset, I also learned my strengths and weakness that went along with …show more content…
Some schools either prepare for factory work or college and the future. Ken Robinson the creator of “Changing Education Paradigms”persuades views to change how we educate our children. he explains our current system is like a factory and outdated, because of all the bells and the children are educated in batches by age and everything is separated from subjects to bathrooms.( Robinson). I disagree with this, all my life I have gone to a private school up until now. Everything is taught at a fast past and they teach every subject under the sun. The teachers would take time to make sure we were ready for middle school, high school and then college. By providing and separating us into classes that will improve our learning and career focused. As early as eighth grade, my school extensively focused on careers. The school counselor would instruct us to take multiple personality and career quizzes, which lead us to attending a career fair later on that year. From my educational experience, I was prepared for college more and more each

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