I enjoy college. I enjoy learning. I was homeschooled until I began college, so I feel that I am more eager to learn than many off the burnt-out kids who went through the public school system. Sure, there are people who are engrossed in their classes. Sure, people are more interested in classes that are involved in their major than they are in the other required classes. But, I do not want to burn out.
I want to engage in discussions. I want to be one of the
students raising my hand and asking the professor questions during and after
class. I want to read all the material. I want to do well on my exams. I want
to be involved in co-curricular activities. I want to be a knowledge guzzler and learn. I want to be a
good student. But, I find myself surrounded by students that despise every piece of
Do you know what comes up when you search "studying" in goodle images? A picture of a note that says "Studying is boring", and a bunch of photographs of frazzled looking people.
The students try to convince the professors not to put information we
covered on the tests. They try to get out of doing homework. They don't do the
reading. They complain and complain. It is wearing me out. I was sitting in my
room and dreading doing my homework. I was thinking about how much I am
dreading my Psychology exam. I don't want to do that. I want to stay motivated.
Those school kids and their negativity are wearing me out. I LOVE COLLEGE.
telling myself to continue loving it. I am telling you that I will not let the
negative students wear me down. I am telling you that I will continue to love
I will enjoy putting information in my brain. I will love looking up fascinating
articles. I won’t be overwhelmed, and instead I will love reading about the
brain in Psychology. I wanted to be in college for so long. I will look back on
this time fondly and wish I could relive it. I will appreciate college. I will continue to love college.