I can define self-awareness as having a clear picture and understanding about whom you are as an individual i.e. what you want, when you want it, how you want it and not what other people think of you. It is a driving force that exists in each individual making them behave the way they do. For example some people cry when they are mad, others drink, while others cut themselves to ease the anger.
When I first entered Tangaza there were a lot of things I was afraid and I also had a lot of expectations. The very first time I entered Tangaza was during my interview which was a big challenging for me. This was because I had never attended an interview before and so I knew very little of what to expect which made left me very scared and so nervous despite the encouragement I got from my mother and friends. I was however given a chance join Tangaza and that meant I was a member of the Tangaza society. After the invitation I joined other students as we were being oriented around the college as well as to be given ideas of what the course entailed and what we were to expect. It was different though as the lecturers were friendly and not as cold and strict as I thought they would be. It was during this orientation that I got to meet my fellow classmates and to some point I was shocked to see people much older than I being in the same class like us. At first I thought they were lecturers or members of the administration but then I figured that they were asking questions like us and listening to the lecturers like us but with time I became used to them although it looked ironical.
The other issue was adopting to this new environment with new people, new rules and as I had heard from friends whom were already in university, tertiary education was not a joke and needed a lot of self sacrifice and hard work.
I had a lot of expectations as well as a lot of curiosity of what it entails to be a student of higher institution like Tangaza and having never studied in a...