My First College Class Experience
The transition from high school to college in itself is a frightening experience in some way for everyone whether it be moving away from home or the vastness of a college campus others learn from these new experiences. Many very important lessons are learned outside...
My First Job and First Salary
I had the best feeling of my life when i got my first job and that i put as my most happiest and memorable moment of my life. I do still remember the date and time. For a middle class family girl getting a job is a big thing in life. After i got my offer letter from the...
College degree my biggest goal
Like almost everyone already asked this question when they have finished high school. Where will I be in about 10, 20 or even more 40 years? . I do not think anyone would like to be a waiter or taxi driver the rest of life; hence, going to college is a good...
College is very different from high school. You will have too much freedom or have a job and not too much time to study and no one will push you. Some college students are far away from their homes, so they will live by themselves, and as I know when you are in college, you might have a party every...
12 September 2014
My Journey to College: My Life My Journey
In Today’s World, we are used to being disguised whether for the fear of rejection by others or the fear of disappointing ourselves. Most of the time, most people are afraid to find out who they really are. College is a big challenge on...
WHY ATTEND COLLEGE?
OCT 26, 2014
Getting a college degree is something very important a person can do in their lives. But sometimes in our lives we may wait and attend college later in life. But whenever you do decide to attend college, it is very important...
My first day at college is an important event of my life. To me it is an unforgettable day. During my school days. I had a glimpse of college life from my elder brothers and sister. I was most curiously awaiting the day when I would start my college life. I thought that the college life would offer...
College Life Unfolded
Many students who graduated in high school are so eager in entering the portals of college life. They think that college is more on good times, more on easy and free from stresses tasks and more. But college is the exact opposite of what are mentioned. Instead of happy moments...
eyes for success.
I remember when the first day of high school started. I was very nervous and stressed, scared to the point that I didn’t want to be at the school. I had six classes that I had to attend that day. At the end of the afternoon, I walked in my last class and it was Social Studies. I usually...
choose the place he or she will live in for at least five years. It goes
without saying that it is not an easy decision to make. As a college student for the first year,
you know that there will be challenges ahead. This is a year of transition for everyone. The
challenges facing you as a student...
January 25, 2009
College is much more than simply a higher education than required; it is a way to secure a job in ones chosen field. In the present day, attending college is practically expected of high school seniors. A college degree significantly increases ones chance of “doing well” in their...
Going to College at “40”
Professor Katrina Zaleski
ENG090 Writing Fundamentals
February 26, 2012
Going to College at Forty
Today is a very special day. It is June 7, 1988. I am nervous as I approach the stage and wait for my name to be called. The announcer calls my name and I...
happened to me
five years ago when I graduated from college. I was happy
because it was my graduation party, but I was sad because we my classmates and me – would go our separate ways again after
four years of being in a close-knit relationship.
First of all, as I had gotten up earlier than usual...
December 15, 2012
There was a time when a college education was absolutely necessary if you wanted to hold a job that made a good amount of money and to be considered to have a “good” job. But is that still the case? It’s hard to say with the tuition...
June 04, 2014
Why Barstow College?
One day while I was sitting at my tiny desk doing my repetitive and boring nine to five job I realized how much I hated it. That was definitely not what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I wanted to do something gratifying, something that will...
September, 04, 2012
My first day fresh and new to college wasn’t anything like I expected.
I woke up differently than any other morning, I felt anxious and sick, and getting ready was extremely hard I kept feeling as if I was forgetting something. I had to adjust right away to walking to the subway...
It was near the end of my junior year in high school and I would finally be a senior, the year every student waits for. Suddenly, the middle of February came, things happened and I had to take a test, a pregnancy test! That day changed my life forever. Although, most people at that age would say their...
Composition 111 July 18, 2010
The Crossroads of My Life
(Revision of Return to School)
Middle age is the point in our lives when we reflect and take stock of where we are in life and where we are going. I began to reflect on my life and to question the choices I made. I thought of the paths...
First few days at college
Date 28th February 2014,
Time 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
All students gathered in the auditorium and were given a welcoming speech by our senior FMB Program candidates, they shared their practical experiences from the program, and gave us a frank advice i.e. to remain...
College is like an unopened book with no title; you haven’t the slightest clue as to what’s to come, but you know you’re going to learn something new. I remember stepping into my first college class. I was filled with terror not knowing whom to expect in my class. As I walked...
Malcom X states, "Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it
today." The importance of college education is far more essential today than it was before. With an economy recovering
from recession and jobs...
These days, a college degree is not something that you should choose to have; it is something that should be essential to your success. Some people find it hard to determine the value of a college education. Obtaining a college degree can provide a higher salary, more opportunities and self fulfillment...
was the first college that I had ever visited. I graduated in the year of 2007 and due to my grades I felt I would never attend a college in my lifetime. The experience I gained from my visit at UNH, changed my mind into wanting to attend college, a year afterward.
It all started on the day of October...
also saw a lot of corpses. My house had two stories and the second floor fell on top of the first floor. I will never forget that day; my life was in ruins.
I slept on the street for over a week without food or water. I wasn’t able to locate my family, except for my two cousins. Five weeks after...
Isaac Genao REFLECTION 3/25/15
My reasons for attending college would be for that I want to prepare myself for a career. I also came to college because I wanted to meet new people and also get away the city. I wanted to get away from the...
also do find it be a challenge to satisfactorily complete my assignments as a student while also having to work during the day. For example, I’m finishing a rough draft of this paper during a slow period while I’m at work.
The first, and in my mind, the most important of the status’s that I occupy is...
High school can be an extremely difficult time for every young adult, but moving on to college could be even more complicated. What could be even more complicated is moving onto college. These years are the hardest and will shape the rest of your life. Pressures from peers, parents, coaches...
February 11, 2010
My Inspiration for Life
My whole life I’ve heard the saying “Every gray cloud has a silver lining,” until the birth of my daughter I never truly understood its meaning. When I found out I was pregnant as a high school senior I saw my whole world crumble around me, knowing...
My Traumatic Event
It was the first week into my sophomore year; I thought I was going to have such a fun and careless time, I had just got out of a very bad relationship and for the first time I felt free and in control of my own life. Until the day that my traumactic event changed my look on life...
My Average College Morning
My alarm goes off, I don’t hear it yet but it soon finds its way to my ear drum and slowly in my head I can start to hear the volume increase as the alarm awakens me. My eyes open, my vision is blurry and sensitive to the littlest light. With the constant ringing getting...