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Life of a Transfer Student

By Khylil

For this blog I wanted to make a short summary of my first half of school since I transferred. I’ll try to make this a thing about every other month, so I can write about all of the other things for others to enjoy too! I have been dealing with a lot in this new environment at Temple University and I am actually excited to share this!

So like I mentioned back in my blog where I talked about being an uncle, I said I was going to be transferring over to Temple University. I didn’t really know HOW to approach this over the fact that SO MANY things hit me at once around the first day of school. On the first week of school, I didn’t even get the time to realize where all my classes were and it made me really nervous about getting around the campus setting. Around my 3rd-4th week is when I picked up where all my classes were and where each building was around campus. For the moment, they are fairly close, so it feels like I don’t get lost when finding my classes, but I still have much to learn about the campus as a whole.

My current classes are media based classes for my communications major and I have a computer class to work on my typing. I thought they were going to be really difficult classes, but I am actually doing well in them and hope to keep it that way for the entire semester.

Since there were very few people that I know here, I didn’t really do as much talking. However, there is a group that kind of helped me with that and that was the Social Xchanges group. This is a group of students who have disabilities like myself and we share what issues we are dealing with and often set up activities for interacting in and out of school. This group has helped me get used to what the school has to offer and I am very thankful for something like this, because I don’t really do much in school except study and wing my classes.

Just to sum up about how I am feeling about all of this, sometimes I feel kind of like in a blank stare because I don’t really go around the school much. Sometimes, when I do see something that interests me, then it hits me that I might enjoy doing that activity. For now, I enjoy some of the things the school has to offer but there’s so much more to explore for me in the course of being at Temple University and much more to share to you all!