A Ride Through Reality

A Ride Through Reality

  • Submitted By: marzi9
  • Date Submitted: 12/13/2008 11:07 AM
  • Category: English
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A ride through the reality of life:

It has taken me a long time to finally write this review on my experience at Comsats University. To me, four years have been four aeons. My feelings about it have always been mixed and complicated since the time I’ve spent at Comsats has been more of a roller coaster ride instead of smooth sailing; a ride which has had its highs and lows and has taught me not only the purpose of life, but the nature of the word itself.

The four years that I’ve spent at university have been truly life changing, although looking back; I wish I could have planned them better.

So, as someone whose university life has taught her more outside the classroom instead of inside, I’d like to take this opportunity to share with you a few thoughts, focusing primarily on the extracurricular activities.

The first semester was real fun and I enjoyed a lot, I suppose it was because I was unaware of the consequences of all the fun I was having. Throughout my life, I had not been in a situation where I had unrestricted independence; so the change, to me, seemed more than pleasant. But then again there was no one to guide me. I was unaware of the harsh realities of life, realities like the fact that people have covered themselves with a sugary façade, hiding the real venomous self which reveals itself whenever one’s need is dire. As time passed, troubles started rolling in in the shape of social problems. Friends transformed into foes, hatred and regrets accompanied me everywhere. I was extremely unhappy and unsatisfied with my life in the university till the third year. I used to hate Comsats and blame everyone else for what ever had gone wrong.

BUT then I began to realize how much I had learned through all this. The phrase that fits here is: If you mess up, it's not your parent’s fault, so don't whine about your mistakes -- learn from them. Like all human beings I made some unintentional and unplanned mistakes but the fact that I’ve learned from...

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