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What makes college hard? By a Student, Staff If you were anything like me in high school, you believed college would be easy.
You saw college students on t. If they were standard representatives of college students, then heck, college was going to be easy. Or so I thought. And I know a lot of people. That being said, my ego been flexed, College is different.
In more ways than the painfully apparent obvious ones. For the most part, the classes are easy, the material mundane, the professors uninspriring. In those ways, it is easier. You see, in college, you will find yourself in an uncomfortable situation.
You will no longer be at home, surrounded by your friends, having all your needs taken care of. You will have to secure your own dinner, pay your own bills.
This is what makes college difficult, and unless you have been living by yourself for a while, the amount of things you find yourself worrying about can be overwhelming. Simply, you will be on your own - and that takes a while to get adjusted to.
A lot of people have asked me, "what is the most useful skill to have in college?
College is very little about the schoolwork - it is about getting used to dealing with the world. It is really hard to do, but schedule time during the day when you are going to do your schoolwork.
Not all your time, in fact, not even most of it.This is why finding a great college essay topic is so hugely important: because it will allow you to demonstrate the maturity level admissions teams are looking for.
This is best expressed through the ability to have insight about what has made you into you, through the ability to share some vulnerabilities or defining experiences, and through. Why is writing so hard? 16 February by Oxford University Press ELT 10 Comments Olha Madylus, an experienced teacher and teacher trainer gives her thoughts on the first of our Solutions Speaking Challenges: ‘My students keep making the same mistakes’.
The essay is the most important part of a college appllication, see sample essays perfect for applying to schools in the US. [First published April ] We all know someone who’s intelligent, but who occasionally defends obviously bad ideas.
Why does this happen?
How can smart people take up positions that defy any reasonable logic? college experience, and longer time to graduation. One thing I’ve noticed is that many of these students are working so hard to finance a lavish college lifestyle.
By Scott Berkun, May My reasons for leaving Microsoft were the opposite of why I went to work there. I arrived at Microsoft a scared kid just out of college. I was desperate to .