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What I Would Tell My Freshman Self

I somehow survived my first year of university and will go into my second very soon. 

But there are some things I wish I could’ve told the girl I was a year ago. 

  1. You’re a human.
  2. Don’t expect perfection, just work on execution. 
  3. You’re a human being.
  4. Don’t let your ego get bigger than your eye.
  5. You’re a flawed human being.

43 thoughts on “What I Would Tell My Freshman Self

      1. I wasn’t able to get as much done as I wanted to this summer, too. I had to work the first five weeks because I have stupid bills, lol.

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      1. Well, maybe an ego is good. It shows that you’re confident in your grades, and that you worked hard for them. You probably deserved an ego last year!

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      2. True. When people develop an ego, they refuse to look at any other sides to specific problems or situations. For example, a person with lacking grades is stupid and doesn’t spend enough time studying.

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      3. Don’t think bad of me but I had to look up that idiom. I’m not to sure that it’s always due to basking in past memories that people become complacent with their grades.

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      4. Although, I feel the same way. I feel like you should be complacent with things you can’t change or do anything about. It took me a long time to situate myself with that. For example, you can’t control other people no matter how much they let you down.

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