Change is inevitable. Whether it is as minor as buying new clothes for yourself or as major as purchasing a new car, change can impact us in many different ways. Being a second year college student, change is nothing new to me.
From moving out of my parents’ house for the first time to living with a complete stranger, my whole life was taking another direction, and quickly. But thankfully, I have never been worried about big changes. I had moved once before, just not away from my parents, and I was feeling pretty confident in myself about being self-sufficient (not monetarily of course).
Upon gaining acceptance to college, a friend of mine (who I shall leave unnamed to retain their dignity) went as far as second guessing themselves as to whether or not they were choosing the correct path in life by going to college. The change made such a dramatic effect on his life that is nearly caused him depression. His final weeks in high school were miserable, he hardly enjoyed the summer and dreaded moving into his dorm all because of the upcoming, unknown changes. Once in college, he finally was able to settle down and live a normal college life. His situation proves that adapting to college life is feasible no matter how stressed you may be before entering college.
Adapting to college life is simple if you make good decisions. In college, there are just as many obstacles as there are opportunities. There are many student organisations which will help you meet people with the same interests as yourself; however, there are also many situations which could, to put it lightly, ruin your entire future. This is where your decision making expertise comes to life.
While making the transition into college, be knowledgeable and think through situations. Have fun, but don’t put yourself into situations you may not come out of as the same person you were before. Make friends with honest, right-minded people and you will have the time of your life.
in the spirit of learning and doing new things .. here we go http://youtu.be/lEsPhTbJhuo