Essay on Graduation Speech : Starting College

Essay on Graduation Speech : Starting College

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Starting College Earlier???
Starting college earlier than expected seemed like a completely misfortunate event. When first being informed that I would have to begin earlier than most, I only saw the negative and none of the positive. Actually going through the program, I realize that I would not have liked to spend my summer any other way.
Doing a summer program for college has taught me that it is actually a lot more difficult than I first believed. In high school I never studied a day in my life and would make pretty high grades anyway. Beginning this, I figured it would be the same way and I would not have to put much effort into anything really, but that thought changed quickly when I received a C on my first essay. I had never received less than a B on an essay, so I was shocked greatly by this grade and the feedback left on the paper from the professor.
This program has taught me that college is a lot different from regular high school. There is a lot on one’s plate that you have to juggle back and forth with, while also keeping up with friends and family. This program taught m...

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