Being open-minded to learn or do new things can show one's true passion for a profession. Lastly, Many students go into college and change their major at least once, going through college helps show you what you really want to invest your time in as a profession (Importance of College Education). It’s okay if one doesn’t know what they want to do going into college, there are many things offered in college someone can learn to love, and want to do in the future. All in all, finding oneself is an important part of life. There are many things college has to offer that’ll help someone not only teach them new things, but help them pursue their
Entering college can be one of the scariest, yet liberating experiences of a young adult’s life. It’s a time to branch out and grow as a person and really figure who one would like to become. The largest and most substantial moment in my life so far has been starting college. This is because college is a mature environment where a student has not only many freedoms and responsibilities but a chance to learn, socialize, and get active in the university community. The first year of college forms students into well-rounded individuals.
When you hear the word college, what comes to your mind? Of course the big parties with the music blasting and bottles of alcohol everywhere, the hangovers, the all-nighters with your books and papers spread out all over the place, the self-motivation it takes to make sure you always to go class, and that tingly feeling of success once you graduate, receive your BA, and make your family proud. To some people different things may have come to mind, it all depends on our own personal views on college. In Charles Murray’s essay, Too Many People Are Going to College, his main point is the fact that “…large numbers of students are in college to buy their admission ticket-the BA.”(pg.66) The BA is not all that it used to be, back then only people from upper class were given the opportunity to achieve their degrees and it really showed that they learned something. Now in days once employers sees a potential employees degree, they aren’t even worried about the skills they learned in college, they just see that that person attended college.
One of the best experiences of every young teen’s life is going to college. Most if not all can’t wait to enter into what can be the best time of their lives. However when they get there they realize that there are many difficulties they have to overcome. College freshmen have to face the difficulties such as financing payments, managing time, and avoiding depression. Although difficulties are a part of life, there is always a positive side and a way to overcome them.
Allison Perrymond Archer ASC 101 29 November 2011 I made it through my first semester The first year of college can be a new and exciting journey for many students. Students can also take on new experiences in their first year of college; it can also come with bumps along the way. As a student he or she must find a way to balance their new life as a college student and their transitions. There will be difficulty transitioning such as adapting to new the new environment, trying to make new friends and difficulty with class work. Adjusting to an environment that you’re not used to can be too much for some students.
For example, many of us weren’t really use to studying during high school, mainly because it was so unchallenging. But through college you are going to have to make some changes in your life. You are going to take those classes that require memorizing long formulas and theories, and that will take more of your time. During the process of college you are going to have to learn how to take care of yourself regardless of your parent’s being there for you or not. Responsibility will play a big role during this time of your life.
College is a social environment, and a great place to make new friends and relationships and get exposed to new kinds of people. I can also make connections with professors, other students, speakers, and visiting professionals that will become valuable future contacts. Finally, it will help me learn more new knowledge. As an adult student, our knowledge may be a little bit old in today society, special like me from other country’s immigrants. It is necessary to learn more to update it.
It touches both physical and mental health. Both give very good results towards college life and the stressors that follow it. There are also various tables of results throughout the essay to explain exactly what they tested on. The transition from adolescence to becoming an adult is a time of great change and even greater stress. This is particularly true for young adults who attend college.
There are plenty of experiences that I have been through whiles being in college, and still going through some now. I would like to share with you, and explain to you, some of the packages I had to face whiles going through college. There are three main factors that I would like to talk about: Fear of looking foolish or ignorant, the qualities that a person brings to college, and if college affected your performance. Let us start with the first main point, "Fear of looking foolish or ignorant." When a teenager enters college and starts to live like a college student, there are a lot of obstacles that come in the way.
Jones 1 High school vs. College Going from high school to college, while it’s very exciting and fun, can also be very challenging. It is a great milestone in a person’s life. A huge step that a student will either adjust to or struggle with. With many differences there are certain similarities as well. The more prepared a person is to face the similarities and differences, the more successful they will be in the long run, because College and high school is totally different.