After four years of High School, I thought I was prepared for everything college would bring me. I was ready, I thought. Ready for the new responsibilities, new challenges, and new possibilities. Well, I am not really sure how ready I was for all the change. There was a lot of things that I have grown to hate about college in the past three months. I hated waking up every morning to take the train to class. I hated having such long breaks between my classes. I hated not being able to see my friends. But most of all, I hated how everything was all laid upon your own shoulders. Once you enter college, you are no longer “babied” by your professors or your parents. Instead you are on your own. You are now responsible for your own work, your choices, and your future. It was a lot to take on. I hated that classes were every other day and not every day. I kept losing track of everything. I kept misplacing assignments and I was very unorganized. Not only that but I had the WORST time management skills. I would always delay my assignments to the last possible minute. (I think I still have senioritist.)
But everything eventually changes. As the days progressed, I got better at college. I learned how to manage my time so that I can do what I needed to do first then be able to have time to do what I wanted. I became more organized and kept up with all of my classwork. I asked for help when I needed. I did my work ahead of time and studied when I could. Through these 3 months, college has changed me in more ways than I know. I have become more confident, more aware of my surroundings, and more driven. I have become changed.
I chose this picture of the butterfly because butterflies are the symbols of change. These past three months of college has bought many changes to my life and I know that it will continue to change me and mold me to the person I want to be in the future. Someone who is successful, happy, and content.