As my Freshman year comes to an end, I can say that I have grown as a person a lot. When I say this I mean that I have matured, become more focused on my future, and more confident about who I am becoming. A lot of people that I know who went to college said that their Freshman year was a huge adjustment and growing experience. When they would tell me this I did not really understand what they were talking about and I did not really think that I would change that much. But as I approach the end of my Freshman year I have realized that I have changed; and I believe that it is a change for the better. For example I have developed better study habits, learning when I need to say no to hanging out and yes to studying, and realizing that being by yourself is a good thing sometimes. During the middle of Freshman year I was always out and about with friends and I never really had time to unwind and be to myself. I will say that I realized this kind of late that I need to spend time with myself and to enjoy my own company. When it comes to developing better study habits I was kind of unsure how to study first semester for certain classes because in high school I would not study as much but I would still get a good grade. During first semester I started to slowly figure out how to study better and I believe that once second semester started I was more adamant to focus on my studies and to develop better habits. Also, I had to figure something out when it came to studying because I took a lot harder classes this semester. When it comes to growing as a person I can say that as the year went on I have matured a lot and I started to really focus on what it is I want to do for the rest of my life. I used to think that it was bad if I was unsure about my path, because I did not want to feel as if I was wasting my time freshman year. But as I started to progress through the year I realized that it is okay to not have everything figured out. I think that coming to this realization was a huge part of growing up.