See life, our way!

 For the past four years, The 18th Project functioned under the purpose of this slogan “See life our way”. We focused on providing our readers with a good and clear insight to our lives. Whether it’s a thought or a picture, we wanted to share everything that we can share. Now and in this post, I’m going to do exactly that, share my life with you. Not my thoughts, but literally, my life.

In other words, my life in pictures!

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Having Fun with Education!

First of all I want to apologize for not posting or writing any new topics. The reason is that I have a lot of things to do and I don’t have time to finish them all. I’ve been busy for a while now, but I promise that I will try to post at least once a week.
Note: not a good idea to take two economic classes in one course…!!

I never imagined my life to be the way it has been until now .. I never thought that I will love education or even love writing essays, but after joining AUK I fell in love with the whole system. The American system .. or the American way of teaching. They have a way that makes you focus all the time and never bored. They make learning fun and believe me when I say that I NEVER had fun studying! But when I first started here I was still in the IEP (Intensive English Program) I had fun all the time and I don’t mean having the bad kind of fun .. like not caring and not attending classes. I had fun in class .. I enjoyed my time inside class and did everything on time and got a solid “A” in that class. And now, I’m an undergraduate student and I’m always busy, the good kind of busy. The kind every workaholic wants. Even when I’m at home .. I miss college. I never thought that I will feel this way about studying. Spending time in the library was a ridicules idea, but now, I’m always there. Even if I didn’t have anything to do, I love setting there .. read a book or write a post maybe. This feeling can’t be felt if the university that you are in doesn’t have a cool library, THANK GOD that AUK has the coolest library.

Now, this wasn’t always the cause for me. I didn’t want to continue. At my first week in AUK, I felt that I wasn’t good enough and not in the mood to study! I just could not wait for the IEP course to finish so that I can withdraw from AUK. But after the horrible first week, I felt that It wasn’t that bad and I actually can make it. So, I decided to continue and thank God I did. Because seeing what I can do and how I can do it, made the idea of quitting very stupid.

I asked myself, why did I want to quit?! Education is the most important thing in your life. I know I didn’t realize that early on, BUT now I do! Education is the first step of success. I didn’t know what I wanted from life, but now I know that I want to finish what I started and I know that I love studying. Even when I have a lot to do, I’m enjoying every minute of it.

One of the best things that I didn’t know that I liked was public speaking. I love doing presentations. Sometimes I get nerves, but believe me .. I LOVE feeling this way .. I love challenging myself!
I don’t know what will happen in the future and I don’t want to know, but for now all that I want to know is that I’m living the most important years of my life. I have to enjoy my life and even if I have to study or write an essay, that won’t affect anything. You will not get bored or exhausted when you have fun studying. Thank God that I did.

I’m a proud AUK student now and I thank God for this opportunity. Working hard and doing your work is the fun I need now! I even wrote this article in the library.

Mad Reds –  2010