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College in my Perspective Essay

  • Submitted by: wttymaat83
  • on October 19, 2009
  • Category: Arts and Music
  • Length: 697 words

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College is something perceived to be one of the most important steps in the stairway to a career bound student, to some college can also be perceived as a place to meet new people and party hard. Whatever it means to someone it should always be a place where you learn the material that will set the tone for the rest of your life. It should also be a place where you can look back on that part of your life and just smile as you think about it. Your career starts the day you receive that degree and step into the real world where there are going to be curve balls thrown at you for the rest of your life. College is a place where you get focused and prepared for when those times come but only if you put forth all of your effort and hard work. What does college mean to you?
This whole summer for me was spent preparing for college whether it was filling out financial aid papers, scheduling classes, buying books, or just getting mentally prepared for the long road ahead. Now that I am actually here I see what people mean when they say college is some of the most fun times and some of the most hard times in someones life. Positive things about college is you pretty much start with a clean slate as to high school where you have grown up around the same people since kindergarten that know your whole life story. For the most part it is all new people that you have never seen before which allows you to build a whole new persona for yourself. I love how classes are scheduled in college because in high school there
was a set time period each day and you really didn't get to fill that day with classes that were towards your career goal. For the most part it was all general studies that   were required by the state. In college you get to choose what classes you want and what time of day you can take them at so it is a very flexible schedule that can conform to anyones needs. Even though all the positive things that come with college are great, we all know that with every positive...

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