Reflections from the first experience of a first year experience (fye) teacher after 34 years of teaching and two and a half years working as the executive director of the student success center, i finally had the opportunity to teach an fye class. If you asked me a year ago to write a blog about my first year at college, i would have probably thought that there couldn't be that much to write about, how wrong i am. I didn't know it was possible to grow so much as a person in less than a year my freshman year of college probably taught me just as many lessons as i learned in all four years of high school.
Despite the many ups and downs, and the stressful and emotional days both socially and academically, my first year of college ended better than i could have imagined, and the love that i have for this place is more than i can even express in words. First-year reflections by: carol sun as soon as my mother drove away last august, leaving me at the university of maryland, alone, i began my journey of becoming an adult at least i feel like i did. As my first year of college comes to a close, i realize that i am a completely different person than i was less than a year ago i survived it was the fastest and the longest year of my life but there was nowhere else i would have rather been. My first semester was a predominantly academic experience with the social life being only one aspect of the academic my love for college has been mostly about the academics and intellectual.
During my first semester at gettysburg college, i finally found a place where i feel most comfortable—a home that has already begun to hold so many valuable memories. My reflection on my first semester of college by isabella eleanor cabrera - nov 17 2016 6 shares if there's anything new that i've learned since entering college, it's to never give up. - freshman year, the year of many first the first time living away from home, the first time being away from friends, the first time a student has control of their own learning freshman year requires a lot of discipline, but a lot of students do not possess this trait.
As this year closes with finals, i will be the first to admit that my first year of college did not go as smoothly as i hoped homesickness was my biggest weakness i desperately missed my friends from high school and felt very uneasy when i went too long with calling one of them. First college semester reflection my goal was to maintain a's and b's, but that was a struggle being sick for three weeks was against my will, but that did. Yay advice for college freshman this is my freshman year experience and advice and freshman year reflection where i tell you what i wish i knew + tips before going to college. Hey guys ♡♡ today's video is going to be a reflection of my first year at college i'm going to talk about some of the experiences that i had my freshman year at nau and some of the things.
It is strange to think that my first semester of college is already complete it seems like just yesterday that i was sitting in orientation sessions with strangers. A reflection on my first semester in college my first semester in college has been a wonderful experience when i first received the fantastic news of my acceptance in psychology in dublin business school, i knew that this would be the beginning of a new chapter in my life. 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.
As a first generation student, attending a top tier college had always been a dream that i flirted with but never dared dream out loud years ago, i would have never imagined that the breathtaking scenes of foliage-covered old campus would become my reality. It may be hard to write a type of essay for the first time if this is your first time to write a personal reflective essay, you can refer to the reflection essay example below. I came to hillsdale only knowing one other student, and that student didn't live on campus i was really on my own except i wasn't soon i had a friend in my roommate, then the girls in the rooms next to mine, then the girls on my hall, the people in my classes, my coworkers, the mock trial.
Tomorrow, you, my first born, my daughter, begin college coincidentally, the date coincides with the anniversary of my first day of employment at the same campus—22 years ago kids were not even in my vernacular then, while learning to navigate work at a giant research university. Reflection about my first year of college after ending this first year of college i experienced a lot of things and i will remember most of them for the rest of my life i have experienced some good things and some others that have not been that good, but probably that is part of college and being away from home.
College makes you a stronger, more complete person living on your own for the first time is difficult, and facing all the challenges that a new environment brings is terrifying—i think that if i knew all the challenges i would have to face before the year was out, i would have had a lot more fear in august. My first day at college and the friends i met essay 950 words | 4 pages my first day at college had a great meaning to me it was the beginning of my dream to go to college and to pursue a higher educationi had so many emotions running trough me , it was the first time being in this level and the first time paying for education myself. As my freshman year is coming to a close at iu, i'm struck with complete disbelief i can't believe my first year in the magical land of college is over.