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Luke CabellMr. ColemanHonors SeminarSeptember 27, 2015Emotional Intelligence ReflectionFrom reading chapter three of Your College Experience: Strategies for Success, I learned a great deal about emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is “the ability to identify, use, understand, and manage emotions (49). Before reading this chapter, I honestly did not know what emotional intelligence was, let alone how extensively important it is. I have learned that being emotional intelligent can and will make me more aware of my surroundings and the peoplearound me. As far as emotional intelligence goes, I personally believe I do a good job of handling my emotions. When I was younger, I was a bit of a hot-head and my dad would always tell me I would pick a fight with someone and get the crap knocked out of me. Though, as I have aged, I have matured. For instance, when I was angry when I was younger I would always hit my