Reflective Essay

811 words - 4 pages

Throughout my experience in the link I have learned to appreciate any help I received. When I entered College for the first time, I wanted to know how it feels to have to think critically, and to be an independent student. I wanted to know what the true meaning of “working hard” actually meant. In high school I passed without attending my classes, but I knew it won’t be the same in college. I was ready to challenge myself to be on top of my game and get straight A’s. Now that the semester has ended I have realized the challenge to get straight A’s was a lot harder than I thought. I wasn’t used to not receiving a great deal of help when I needed it, I thought being independent and thinking for my-self would be trouble-free. However, college has taught me to grow up, and to stop comparing college to high school.
My first class in my link was sociology, initially I wanted to take psychology, but I still wanted to learn the sociological aspect to define people’s actions. I passionately enjoyed taking sociology, because it helped me study people and understand who they are by observing their actions. I enjoyed learning from Professor Parker, sociology is a hard subject to learn, however Professor Parker had the patience to explain all his lessons slowly and carefully for his students. As well as providing extra help by continuously responding back to e-mails students have sent him over the semester with meaningful help. The hardest lesson I had in Sociology is writing a clear thesis. Professor Parker has continuously helped me develop clear thesis statements, and I believe without his help I wouldn’t have been able to write many of my essays. I do still need extra practice until I’m a professional at writing thesis statements. However, I thank Professor Parker for teaching me about the need to have a thesis in your essays, because I believe it will help me develop amazing essays for my classes in the future.
The second class in my link was Student Development; in this class I had the chance to ask questions about Kingsborough. It was a very useful class considering I am still a freshman. Professor Mitchell was a very sweet, understanding, and patient professor. She knew how to...

Find Another Essay On Reflective Essay

Reflective Essay (observation)

930 words - 4 pages /ema_uk_he_kozier_fundnurse_1/127/32604/8346746.cw/index.html> [Accessed: 13 November 2013] Synonym, 2013. How to write a self-reflective essay. [online] Available at: [Accessed: 13 November 2013] Taylor, J. B., 2006. Reflective Practice. 2nd ed. Berkshire: Open University Press.

assignment 1 reflective essay

1168 words - 5 pages Assignment 1 Reflective Essay: Submit a reflective essay based on your personal learning journal which focuses on your experience of being assessed and its implications for the assessment process in treatment agencies. I was assessed for risk after a particular violent episode with my abusive partner, by the social services, and then again by border house, a shelter for abused women. My partner Matt, was addicted to amphetamines, and drank

Reflective Essay on Negotiation

1080 words - 4 pages [键入文字] [键入文字] [键入文字] Reflective Essay on NegotiationNegotiation occurs on a regular basis in a daily life and individuals negotiate in business occasions or outside of the workplace. Having superior negotiation skills is critical to the success in personal life and career development. This essay will indicate my natural preferences for different influencing

Reflective Essay on Negotiation

1116 words - 5 pages Reflective Essay on Negotiation Negotiation is an important strategy and plays an indispensable role for people to solve the problem in our lives. It is a good way to make both parties find acceptable solution by each parties use tactics to persuade another party to approve his or her viewpoint. The application of the advanced negotiation skills definitely not only brings success in our daily life but also improve people’s work ability. This

2400w Reflective essay

2460 words - 10 pages CRIM 20002 Criminal Law and Political Justice 2400w Critical Reflective EssayUpon its conception cities were most likely designed for efficiency, and as they develop they become extensions of the population within it, and start to take on the quirks and habits that define the its community. On the other hand, there is also the question of right. While the government might have final say in what can belong in their city and what must be outlawed

English: Literature major Reflective Essay

1167 words - 5 pages Reflective EssayIt is amazing that my journey as an English: Literature major has almost come to a close so quickly. My path has been a smooth and enjoyable one, and it is with great sadness that I begin to gather up the ends of my literary education. I know that I will continue to grow and develop as a critical reader/thinker throughout my lifetime, but I will sorrowfully miss the educational structure that has shaped my literary understanding

Reflective Essay on College Writing

835 words - 3 pages Reflective Essay on College Writing This semester was my very first semester as a college student. Being the first, it was probably the semester I would learn the most in. I learned the expectations for writing that I will have to live up to for the next four years of my college career. Though my high school teachers were usually demanding because I was in the Honors English section throughout high school, writing in college has still

Nursing - Reflective Essay on the Adaptation Course

1896 words - 8 pages This reflective essay will reflect on my experience of the adaptation course. In order to gain an insight into my development I will focus on certain issues that have been prominent during the course.I studied and trained as a nurse in the Czech Republic. Upon graduating I worked part time in an oncology department and then full time in a general medicine department for 7 months. Then I decided to come to England to learn English and to try

Reflective Essay

1047 words - 5 pages It is very important for me to say I absolutely enjoy music and learning about their different roots and where they each originate from. Initiating this course I can say I over estimated myself with how well my grades would be. As time passed, I realized it was going to a little harder than I thought because many of the topics covered were completely new information for me. There were some of which I consider my favorite and others that weren’t

Reflective Essay

1236 words - 5 pages "Hey Krissy, how's your burrito?" my loud-mouthed friend asked. It was all that I could wish for, a gorgeous summer day eating a scrumptious bean and cheese burrito at my favorite place, Nicos, a petite Mexican restaurant located in Carmel Valley."It's okay." I mumbled as I secretly tried to conceal the fact that it was delicious, the best burrito I have ever tasted. Like a vulture, I was devouring my prey so that no one else could have a portion

Reflective Essay

1540 words - 7 pages Every good baker understands in order to make a mouthwatering cake a spectacular recipe is needed. The same proves to be true in writing an effective essay. Without experimentation, the right mixture of ingredients and baking time neither a successful cake nor essay can be produced. It takes practice and repetition before settling on the necessary tools required for a recipe. During my time spent in WRD 104 I gained the necessary ingredients

Similar Essays

Reflective Essay

1504 words - 7 pages student throughout this entire course. This reflective writing has provided me a fruitful opportunity to continually analyse all of my assumptions, experiences, to witness the growth and processes of my cognitive thinking styles, ways to overcome ambiguous situations and challenges. In this essay, I will critically analyse reflection and reflective practice and explain how it has contributed to the development of my self-awareness and disclosure

Reflective Essay

2445 words - 10 pages and start to see things in a different way and try to resolve things in better form.Then process of reflection also plays an crucial role in the forming a proper reflective essay and also to develop the skill to improve the clinical side and also to focus on the task in the future, Schon (1983) refection can be engaged in two different ways, that is by after experience reflecting on action or else refection on action during experience.Johns

Reflective Essay

1780 words - 8 pages Reflective Essay My portfolio absolutely reflects my understanding of persuasive writing. Persuasive writing is the ability to use certain word choices in order to convince an audience to agree, or a least grasp, the topic that is being written about. My portfolio represents the goals and objectives of persuasive writing. The essays I have written for this course demonstrate that I have certainly developed my critical thinking skills, and also

Reflective Essay 577 Words

577 words - 2 pages Reflective Essay It was a long ride to my grandparent's new house who live in Redwood City. They sold their business and received a lot of money for it. I was sitting next to my sister and peering out the window gazing at sights. As I looked I was wondering about my goals in life. Will I ever accomplish them and will I ever do the work necessary to do get there? When I first saw their house I thought to myself, "Wow, that is pretty big, it must