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College reflection paperCollege has taught me a lot of lessons in and out of the classroom. Coming from a smalltown, I thought college would be about as easy as high school was. I was very wrong. The thingabout small town high schools is that they do not prepare students for college life. I mean, whywould they? Most everyone in my town was planning on taking over their family’s farm. It willalways amaze me how people can stay in one place their entire life. I mean, that’s crazy right?Nevertheless, I am glad I got out of that town. Looking back now, I had such a small mindsetback then. It is not something that I can easily explain, but life outside El Campo has reallybroadened my mind. Although I will say, the terrible school system there did make me feel supersmart; Although, it never challenged me either. Because of this this terrible system, I graduatedhigh school and entered college unaware of the hardships ahead.My freshman year of college was the most fun and irresponsible time of my life. The newfound freedom and power I had over my life was amazing. The only thing was, I did not knowhow to be responsible and take care of what I needed to. I ended up partying almost everyweekend. I did not even care about my school grades because school my entire life has beenextremely easy and did not require much effort from me at all. I usually just showed up and gotgood grades. Another thing I lacked was time management skills. I had never really used time

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