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First Experience in Enc 1101

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Alejandro Lopez
Professor Walter Hernandez
ENC 1101
April 18th, 2012

“My First Experience in ENC 1101”

ENC 1101 is one of the most difficult and rewarding classes that I've taken, especially because I chose to take it during my first semester of college. It is a general requirement for every student at MDC and is geared to help those who aspire to become a professional graduate one-day. Since I picked ENC 1101 to be one of my first semester college classes, it's been a difficult course for me. My lack of grammar knowledge, experience writing essays and organizing ideas are the three factors that made this college class challenging. Even though it's been hard on me, I now know how to write essays the right way and also how to organize my ideas so I have a clear vision of what I'll be writing about. This is really important to me because learning how to write properly will not only help me pass ENC 1101, but it will help succeed in other classes, life, and my future career. My ENC 1101 Professor Walter Hernandez not only motivated us to become better writers but also shared with us important tips regarding how to write like a college writer. He would always have a positive attitude, making the class amusing and enjoyable. The first week of school, Professor Hernandez showed the class "The ENC 1101 Survival Guide" which is a document containing essays written by Miami Dade College students that represent how his students made it through his class by becoming better writers. Therefore every time I need to write an essay, I always take a quick look at one of the writings in the guide in order to obtain ideas and tips on how to make my writing perfect. One of my favorite essays from the survival guide is "Tips to Succeed In ENC 1101" by Nathalie Silvera, where she explains and details step by step how she made it through ENC 1101 as a college student....

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