Killing Us Softly Response

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Brenton Frame
English 100A
August 29, 2011
When one goes to college, he or she will sometimes think of that social life rather than the academic part. But in order to succeed in any University, you must focus on your classes and wisely manage your time. To help me do that, I have set some academic goals for my freshman year. I plan to have at least a 3.0 by the end of the year and hopefully receive all 15 of my credits. This expectation is not hard to achieve as long as I can put up with my classes. If I had to pick a favorite class so far, it would most likely be my Chemistry 105 class. It will be my hardest class this semester which makes me nervous, but that doesn't mean that I do not like it. My professor seems very entertaining and I think that will keep that class fresh. I like science classes in general, so as long as I stay motivated, it will stay my favorite class. I also enjoy my English class. My professor seems nice and easy to talk to, which will help me bond with him, naturally leading to a more successful year. Although I have a great English teacher, I am not sure if English class is my cup of tea. I already know my writing abilities are below average which makes it that much harder to enjoy the class. Also, I do not read for my entertainment, except for a few occasions. Even in high school when my English teachers would assign a book to read, I found it too boring and dull to concentrate on that book. So because I am not the best reader or writer, I do not feel great about English. I want to become a better reader and writer, but I feel there's something missing. I think I have all the tools needed, such as a vivid open mind, but I lack the knowledge of using those tools, especially when I have very little time to write. I feel I learn best when I have lots of time, no worries, and I'm in a focused environment such as a class room. I know I am learning to better myself which will make me successful in the future. All in all, I am as ready for...
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