This past week back at the U of A, I've been noticing how college freshmen are so obviously college freshmen. They wear lanyards, spend hours picking out their first day of school outfit, and cheer out wrong names of players at football games. While I find all this amusing, I also totally remember the excitement, anxiousness and remarkable amount of cluelessness that comes with being a brand spankin' new college freshman. My first semester of college was certainly an experience.
First Year of University Studies
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My college experience provoked a metamorphosis over the course of the last two years that has made a sizable difference in the way I handle tasks. I am no longer the person that shows up unprepared, unorganized with only the will to succeed. I now show up ready to go, fully organized with an iron willed drive to be the best. While college has incited my goal driven attributes, it has also inspired me to considerably improve my organization and time management skills. Throughout the first semester, I have learned many new skills and techniques to succeed in college.
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By the time senior year rolls around, you have already done most of what it takes to get into college. Years of grades, extracurricular activities, and test scores have already stacked up to give admissions officers a sense of your interests and talents. So then why should essays be a big deal, if all of this information about you already exists?
Establishing good habits can never start too early. Contrary to rumor, good habits enable freedom, as opposed to procrastination which makes you a slave to all that is left undone. Thus, the first week of college is an essential for establishing good habits, increasing awareness, and setting yourself up to make the most of your college experience.