College: The Place to Find Yourself

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College is the place to find yourself. I am only a month into my college tenure and I have already begun to learn more about myself here than I had in my 18 years prior. I have learned so much through Carolyn Kalil’s True Colors Personality Quiz, The Learning Styles Inventory and Learning Styles Descriptions by Solomon and Felder, and The Reading/Learning Process in Chapter One of A Brief Guide to Writing from Readings by Stephen Wilhoit. The True Colors Personality Quiz has taught me that I am more adventurous and restless than serious and punctual. The Learning Styles Inventory and Learning Styles Descriptions has taught me that I am a reflective, sensing, visual, learner. Chapter One of A Brief Guide to Writing form Readings has taught me to find a definition and purpose, ask questions, and take notes. Through the True Colors Personality Quiz, The Learning Styles Inventory and Learning Styles Descriptions, and Chapter One of Wilhoit have taught me a lot about myself during my short time at school. Carolyn Kalil’s True Colors Personality Quiz has taught me that I am more adventurous and restless than serious and punctual. According to the quiz, my dominant color is orange. My orange personality makes me spontaneous and optimistic. I am definately optimistic, because I am a Cincinnati Reds fan and that takes more optimism than anything! I am also restless with routine and I find it difficult fitting into academic routine. I have never liked people telling me to do things that I do not wish to do. The academic routine has been a problem since I have never been able to take my school work seriously unless I was interested in the subject. Plus, sports has always come first in my family, which is good since I am motivated by competition and fun. Competition comes so naturally to me. I love winning, but even if my team does not win I love the feeling of knowing that I made the other team work for that “W.” Sports are good for me, because they allow me to learn by...
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