Unless you’re a newbie to reading college lifestyle blogs (if so, let me be the first to welcome you), then you’ve probably noticed that there are a foundation posts that every college blogger will have their own unique version of, one of those being a record of some things we learned in a certain amount of time.
These posts are without a doubt extremely beneficial – both to the reader and to the blogger – because it allows the blogger to reflect on what he/she had learned over a period of time, and for the reader to learn not only learn about the blogger’s experience, but to gain from it as well.
Although I don’t rank as high as the rising college juniors and seniors (and even graduates) that do these posts, it’d be silly to argue that I didn’t learn anything in my freshman year. In fact, moving away for college and the life and responsibilities that came with that taught me a lot about who I am and who I want to be. While this post is not absolute, it does share some of the most profound and life-impacting lessons I learned, and these are the ones that I’d like to share with you all. Hopefully you can learn just as much from them as I did. [Read more…]