This class was tough.
This class is great if you want to think more critically and deepen your understanding of yourself and the world around you in terms of how we think and why we think that way. The course goes in depth and challenges it's students to intensify their learning skills and consider the weight of pondering anything you can think of. As someone who already thought about this, it was nice to be guided into and even deeper comprehensive understanding. Unfortunately, it can be quite difficult, and the schedule was a bit rough in order to meet the International Baccalaureate requirements.
The teacher was realistic and funny, she sympathized with us and not only guided us to a general understanding of human thinking but also understood us. We were able to connect on a personal level. I also took the presentations required for this class as an opportunity to grow in my public speaking skills. I also learned skills when it comes to making a stronger argument in an essay, and I was able to connect to the other students when collaborating. I walked away knowing so much more on a higher level of thinking than when I walked in. Unfortunately this class required a lot and is not for the faint of mind. The presentations, essays, and reading are expected to be high-level if you want to pass. I also found it very difficult on me when I had to go to the class on Wednesdays for three hours at night, and still had to go to school the next morning.
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Advice for students:
Make sure you have the initiative to do what you need to, really try to participate in class, and that means reading what you are told to read outside of class on time in order to follow the discussions. By the way, you want to come to just about EVERY CLASS because you miss said discussions, and nothing can replace it, or catch you up.