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ENG 090 DiscussionsWeek 1"Embracing Changes and Challenges" Please respond to the following:Congratulations on making the decision to attend Strayer University! You have beguna brave new journey in your life. While Strayer University is committed to helping you succeed in your journey, ultimately, your success lies in your own hands. From the You Can Do Thisvideos, review the experience that the author shared. Next, identify a challenge that you encountered while trying to achieve a personal goal and discuss the way in which you overcame the challenge in question.Describe the ways in which you will overcome the main challenges in your first quarters as a college student.There was a challenge that i wanted to master and that was speaking in public, when it came to just speaking in crowds i just could never do it, I'll usually get light headed or sweaty palms, voice crackling and not a good speech or anything. So i decided to face my fear and not let that hender me especially if I want to to be a lawyer. So first i just practiced in front of my kids and family members, I was nervously and even felt light headed but i kept going, so after that I begun speaking at small events (family function) and then to bigger events to the point now I don't even flench but I had to continue threw my failed attempts and keep going if not I'll still be the scared speaker that I was embarrassed to be.Week 2"Thesis Statements"Please respond to the following:Discuss two (2) key strategies from this week’s lectures and readings that you can use in your writing to create a more effective thesis statement. Explain at least one (1) benefit of using each strategy.After reviewing the example thesis statement provided in the “Sample Student Essay – Thesis Statement,” discuss what you noticed about its structure, style, tone, and placement. Explain whether you found the statement effective or not. Support your opinion with at least two (2) specific examples.What are three reasons I returned to school? To show my daughter that you are never to old to achieve your dreams. Education is one of the most important things in life. It is something that cannot be taken away. To grow within my company and gain financial stability.