Educational Autobiography Essay

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Educational Autobiography My education journey has been through some setbacks, but I have continued to push forward and conquer. I have felt that I have a fixed mind set and just am not capable of achieving some things. After learning the difference between growth and fixed mindset I have realized that I have a growth mindset and that everyone is capable of learning anything through hard work and dedication. My biggest accomplishment in school is when I graduated high school early despite what others said. I decided that public high school was not for me, because of all of the distractions I had. So I begged my mom to transfer me to butterflied high school. I went one time a week to meet with my teacher were I turned in all my homework and took my tests. I feel that going to butterflied helped me become more…show more content…
The biggest difference between high school and college is the amount of responsibilities and independence that I have. I am responsible for registering for the classes I need to take, meeting with a counselor, paying for me fees, and ordering my parking permit. College is a lot of pressure because it can really determine my future. If I do not succeed in college then it’s my fault, my money and time that is wasted. With high school everyone helps you with putting you in the classes you belong in and making sure you stay on track. I can relate to Melanie’s first impression of college being unfamiliar, scary and life changing in college fear factor. When I started my first semester it was a lot different than what I was used to going from a one on one studying experience back to a classroom full of students. Melanie states, “Individuals well outside the ‘traditional’ college age range also spoke of the stress of assuming the responsibilities of college” (24). Melanie’s point is that students of all ages experience some anxiety when first attending
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