Looking at my Pre-Assessment it says High School Justin all over it. In one of the sentence I wrote “they stood silence for four and a half minutes because they left his body in the streets for four……” I meant to write they stood in silence but, I clearly looked over the error. It wasn’t the last time either in my first take home essay I did the same thing and on every draft I look over I make the same constant mistake. I have a very vivid imagination so at times when I am talking in my head I don’t think my fingers can type as fast as I think. They just type the important stuff as if they are doing note cards. Vivid imagination is not always a bad thing. Once I find a match to light the bulb in my head nothing stands in my way. Sadly, my imagination does not always come with autocorrect. It comes out like word vomit just all at once and my fingers just try to keep up with the train of thought. At times it catches every word and at other times it misses words. In most of my first drafts i noticed a couple missing words. I 'm working on slowing down my thinker but not slowing down on the imagination.
My pre-assessment essay looks like a summary. I did not allow myself to be heard which is a terrible mistake. I need to allow my experiences with racism and my background. I am Puerto Rican, Dominican, and Irish with a dark tan color who at times appear to be Middle Eastern. I am a sales associate, r...
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...gives me inspiration to be more creative. Her words move me so when I listen to her music I feel as though if I 'm in another place. The words just come to me easier when I hear her soft voice speaking the truth that no one wants to hear.
“The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all”
My essays were not the best, not great nor perfect but decent. I did not give up or stop to blame my professor as I seen others do. I took the suggestions given by my professor and fixed them. I blossomed : my family is the soil in which i stem from. High school nurtured me and prepared me for the fast, chaotic pace of college. I felt like I was drowning in papers at one point I even questioned how I was going to make it through the first semester. However , with the first semester coming to an end I 'm glad to say I made it. I Bloomed !
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