Creative Writing Essay 2
If a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, then Summer Ventures was a leap. The closest I have ever gotten to actually living a college life was when I went to Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics for four weeks in the summer of my sophomore year. My experience at Summer Ventures was truly an un-forgetful one. Not only did I meet new friends and enjoyed my stay at East Carolina University, taking part in Summer Ventures made me realize that college is the right step for me after high school. I see myself engaging in the environment of the college life and going to classes in the morning and reporting to the dorms before curfew as I did during Summer Ventures. I was used to my mom doing my laundry and changing my bed sheets, but after I went to Summer Ventures I gained a sense to independence, responsibility, and maturity. I learned to take care of myself without my mom and dad always being around. I learned to set an alarm and wake myself up, instead of having my dad wake me up every morning. Time management was the most important thing I learned. The camp wasn’t just fun and games of the college life; I also had to go to classes in the morning. After classes I had to plan out when I was going to study for the class and what time I should take out from the day to work on project and get stuff done at the library. I learned that time is the most important thing that a student has. If you are out of time or if you waste your time, you won’t be able to get that precious time back. I learned to do things myself, and to my surprise, I actually enjoyed taking care of myself and being independent. I would love to do this for the next four years after high school when I’m off to college. Summer Ventures not only confirmed my ambition of going to college but also helped my come out of my bubble. I got out of my comfort zone and talked to new people and made some great friendships that I still cherish to...
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