Journal Entry #8

Journal Entry #8 - Claire Tu Professor Barbee Discussion 1C...

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Claire Tu Professor Barbee Discussion 1C 24 February 2010 Education 92F Journal Entry #8 My heart races and my palms get sweaty every time I wait for the TA to call my name to get my exam. Even after getting the exam in my hand, I don’t want to look because I’m afraid I didn’t do well enough. Even when I get an A-, I’m not satisfied, and I get angry with myself for not getting an A. I can spend hours calculating what I have to get on the next midterm or final to get an A in the course. Sometimes I do fall under the group of Pre-Med students who care only about their grades rather than actually learning. I really wish I could take every class with the heart to learn rather than the grade I must get. Perhaps, I’ll enjoy college more. I realize that my grades completely dictate my life and emotions. Sometimes I really start believing that my transcript labels the person I am and that is all the admissions committee will care about. I really have to work on letting go of this obsession and just enjoy learning. It’s the time of the year when college acceptance and rejection letters start coming
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course EDUCATION 92F taught by Professor Barbee during the Winter '10 term at UCLA.

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