What to get out of College?

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Skills

  • Learning ability
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Taking action and initiative
  • Self expression: writing/ presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Critical / logical / independent thinking
  • Scientific thinking
  • Creative thinking
  • Understanding money
  • Leadership

Character Development

  • Diligence: study hard, study deep
  • Avid reader
  • Emotional management
  • Responsibility
  • Optimistic and positive
  • Independence
  • Discipline
  • Personable
  • Awareness of boundaries
  • Image and etiquette
  • Belief and confidence
  • Taste and aesthetics
  • Seeking truth: integrity, ethics and conscience

Self Management

  • Goals
  • Interest and passion
  • Organization and planning
  • Time management and balance.
  • Good habits
  • Stay current
  • Open to options
  • Make mistakes

Involvement

  • Interpersonal communications
  • Teamwork
  • Networking
  • Social experiments: internships, clubs, jobs, voluntary services and societies
  • Impact and empower
  • Seek help
  • Take criticism
  • Romantic relationship

Avoid

  • Feeling afraid to try and change
  • Stepping out of the comfort zone
  • Closely following trends
  • Wasting time: games, gossip and social media
  • Regrets

Start writing, no matter what.