feel delighted with certain courses that have been helping me to acquire useful life skills that can be of much value to me in tackling day to day challenges.
In order to know much about myself, I had to carry out a self assessment. This, I did by keeping a daily journal throughout the semester. I was decided to take such an initiative because it is a better way of recording every event, activity and incident that could help me to evaluate my strengths and weaknesses. Actually, I later realized that the keeping of this journal was a good idea for me because it enabled me to exactly know what kind of student I really am (Roberts, 2006). Even if the journal enabled me to prove some of the earlier beliefs I had about myself, it also gave me a platform to learn about different qualities that I never thought I possess. Such knowledge was a clear indication that before then, I had a different version of myself.
The first view I had of myself before the evaluating the journal is that I have been a very hard working student. All along, I had been yearning to be an economist. So, by managing to enroll for this course, I knew that I had already achieved my goal. In my opinion, this success did not come by chance, but was purely based on my hard work. May be, if I was not an industrious student, I would not have made it to the higher level of learning. I was as well convinced of my hard work since I had been excelling in this course and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) that I have been studying. For a very long time, I have not been scoring dismal marks in my examinations. These are the reasons why I had assumed that I am a hardworking student.
I would like to categorically state that the same thing was confirmed by my journal. After carefully and objectively evaluating my journal, I confirmed that I have actually been a hard working student. The daily records in my journal indicated that I have been spending a lot of time studying and working on the quizzes given by my ...Show more