who you are and..final.docx - Vasoya1 Mihir Vasoya Professor Gagich English 101 Session 15 17th Sepetember 2017 \u201cWho Are You and What Are You Doing

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Vasoya1 Mihir Vasoya Professor Gagich English 101 Session 15 17 th Sepetember 2017 “Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here?” Have you ever thought about how your college life is going to be? Are you aware of the decisions you will have to make? Mark Edmundson, who is a professor of English at the University Of Virginia and the author of the text “ Who Are You and What Are You Doing Here?”. His text was Originally published in Oxford American , 2011. The text refers to all freshmen entering college and starting a new phase of life. In the text, Edmundson discusses about how students should approach their college life and what important decisions they will have to make which will help them in making their future bright and make their college life worth remembering. He argues on what students should do and what they should fight for to stay parallel to today’s world. Also, how the teachers are in college and how compelled they are to finish the work in advance to get tenure, promotion, raises and outside offers (pg61). Edmundson even shares his personal experience on how difficult it was to choose what he wanted to study in college and how his college life was and how he went through. Lastly, students should love what they do.

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