My first semester

But the one common thing they all share is that they all started from nothing. Some people may have been born with some natural ability, but it takes time to get good at something. Second semester, you'll come to love doing work in coffee shops and libraries. But you have to realize that they didn't get there overnight.

I discovered my interest in this field by studying physiology and exercise metabolism in my biology class, which I found very intriguing.

There are so many possibilities. Your professors are your best resources; they are well versed in their profession, and their experience is your key to success. Not having any of the guys that I was interested in be interested back. Your time management skills will get better.

Or we can choose not to; we can choose to enjoy the eccentricities that only college can offer. You don't need any outside sources to convince you to My first semester to work hard; you'll want to work hard for yourself.

All of a sudden the strategies employed for studying in a standard undergraduate program is no longer adequate — it all comes down to prioritizing.

I am currently in/on my first semester

It was such a big jump from the comfort zone that I had in high school. College had always been something that scared me. And I use the word "experience" in the way that Randy Pausch used it in his famous Last Lecture, where he said that "Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted.

But give it a couple of weeks, and you'll see that you don't have much to relate to them over. I suddenly had so many choices to make. My first exam in nursing school was a bit of a rude awakening for me — I had always thought myself to be well disciplined, yet the exam showed me how far I had yet to go.

You learn that it's okay to be different, and that it's okay to be you because being different might just be the best thing you have to offer. College is an opportunity cost You try to make conversation with them, but you realize that you don't have too much in common except for loving One Direction.

During my second semester, I learned that you just have to dive right into working hard.

On My First Semester

Not achieving the grades I wanted and kind of assumed I would get. I'm pretty sure I leave my apartment every morning rushing and feeling like I must have forgotten something. When I break down my days, I try to plan them out at least two days in advance so that I have leeway for any unexpected events that might occur.

College is best time to learn because nobody cares. You learn how to forge your own character, and not just be a conformist. And you'll hate the thought of being away from college and its endless opportunities and freedom.

It's so hard to explain until you've actually experienced it. I personally never had this much freedom. Nobody cares if you fail. After this particular exam, I realized that I had to change my ways.

Penn's Breathtaking Locust Walk. In my first semester, I studied science.My First Semester of College When I first enrolled in this course I thought it would be a good chance for me to meet new people with an interest in ballet, but I never.

My first exam in nursing school was a bit of a rude awakening for me – I had always thought myself to be well disciplined, yet the exam showed me how far I had yet to go. I went through the motions for studying that I had honed for four years through my undergraduate psychology program.

Shirlene Armstrong is a first-generation student in her last year at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan.

At Wayne, Shirlene has been involved with numerous organizations and clubs, including mock trial, LexisNexis, the Women's Law Caucus, and the Journal of Law and Society. Sep 05,  · The first semester of my freshman year of college was a whole bunch of not getting what I wanted.

Not getting things that I applied for. Not fitting into the group of people that I wanted to be. The first semester of college for a young man or women can be a monumental step in their life.

In my case it was. It was the first time that I had been away from my home in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida. I was not necessarily scared to be away, but I was a little worried about the transition from the /5(5). Shirlene Armstrong is a first-generation student in her last year at Wayne State University Law School in Detroit, Michigan.

At Wayne, Shirlene has been involved with numerous organizations and clubs, including mock trial, LexisNexis, the Women's Law Caucus, and the Journal of Law and Society.

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