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Did not learn a thing in college

WaterzWaterz Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
Hey everyone,

I am just 3 weeks into the semester and I am feeling pretty screwed. Haven't really started on any reading yet. In the past, i have always been the type of students who memorize her materials, so I am a little lost now since some of the classes I have are based on the introduction materials. I felt that I have not learned a thing in college and I am an accounting/finance major. Anyone accounting and finance major want to tell me how applicable to the coursework to the work in the real world? I am seriously debating on restudying the previous materials esp since I am doing the CPA. That is just too much work since I am taking hard courses this semester too.

My GPA is on the verge of a 3.0. I have some good experiences under my belt, but not too much extracurricular activities. I regret not performing better in college and now I am afraid of my future. How to improve myself?

Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

Replies to: Did not learn a thing in college

  • intparentintparent Registered User Posts: 35,290 Senior Member
    Is there any kind of a study skills offering for freshman on campus? You sound like you have no idea how to study so you retain the materials. Regarding accounting and finance, the major classes are VERY applicable to the real world -- more do than most majors. I know I sometimes had to look back at previous class materials in accounting and math classes to remember something that was a building block for a later semester. You may have to do the same. And get going on your reading -- I see no good reason in your post for not having started it.
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