What I Have Learned

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What I Have Learned

When I think about what counts as learning to me, I think about my life. Just being able to live in this world to me is a learning experience, because I feel that my life is full of lessons and I believe that it takes lessons to learn in life. I feel that I have learned to understand learning more and to also understand the value of learning. As I get older I can comprehend subject matters more than I could ever do before. I am learning to be more serious and I find myself not taking life for granted anymore.

I also feel that maturing counts as learning for me because growing up I was continuously being called immature. For me, maturing counts as learning because I find myself doing things I never thought I would be doing, like going to college, for example. I am learning that I am getting a chance to attend college and to have the chance to make something out of myself. I feel this way because I realized that a lot of people do not get a chance to go to college and make something out of their lives. Since I have this chance, I will take full advantage while I am in college. I have learned that I need to concentrate more if I want to make it through college. I need to concentrate more because I know college is not like high school and I really did not concentrate in high school. College is also a big learning experience for me because it is helping me to get rid of bad habits that I used to have. These bad habits include things like not being prepared for when I have to take a test and not studying.

I realized that I needed better study habits when I did not pass my first test in college. I did bad because I did not study; that was an old habit I was used to and the main reason I did bad...

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...know that I need more learning if I want to find what I want to be in life. I feel that a person needs learning to become successful.

I am looking forward to learning more things as my life goes by. I view the world as being brand-new because I am growing and maturing. I think it is amazing that I feel this way because I did not think I would ever be like this, ever. Finally I feel that I will achieve my goal and find a passion that is right for me if I continue to learn and mature more, I feel I will be a new and better person. I honestly can say I am proud of myself.

Works Cited

Frey, Darcy. “The Last Shot.” Reading and Writing the College Experience. Huron Valley Publishing: Ypsilanti, 2003. 171 – 192.

Haley, Alex and Malcolm X. “Saved.” Reading and Writing the College Experience. Huron Valley Publishing: Ypsilanti, 2003. 203 – 214.
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