Final Reflection Research Paper

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Final Reflection Being part of a learning community has affected my transition to college in many ways, from who I meet, to what classes I take, to how many resources I’m aware of. The underestimated class of 22 people has really grown to show its potential throughout these 6 weeks and i’m honored to be a part of it. First impression matter very much, especially in your first semester in college. They help you decide if you’re going to fit in, the attitude you’re going to carry with you into classes, what experience you make out of the numerous resources that are offered to you. My first impression of the intro to learning community was a small quiet class of freshmen that was scared and needed persuading to go through the everyday functions of college. This first impression, quite frankly, made me feel like I didn’t belong. I knew which major I wanted, I felt like I should have been included in the sciences college instead of the liberal arts, and that I didn't need a class on how to go to college because I knew I could figure it out for myself. I was hoping for more of a network of people that I might have the same classes with and see again after this class. Luckily, first impressions are subject…show more content…
Granted, they had a major that seemed worlds away, but that doesn't mean that we can’t still be friends, and it even pushed me further to try to relate to people with different interests and get their unique point of view that I will inevitably be dealing with in real world situations. I stick to my rule that there is always something to gain and learn from anything life hands you. I learned that they weren’t just a bunch of scared kids that need to be babied, they were just trying to get more information about the place they’re going to spend the next 4 years in and make some friends in the
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