Bella Doe
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first semester of college.
It's hard to believe that when I started on gaia that I was only nine. At least, that's the most startling fact to me. I've been on gaia nine years off and on, which is a rather startling fact to think of as well.

In nine years I've changed so much as a person, and looking back at some of my older posts on here I can really see when I hadn't matured, and like to think that I have much more from what I was. I mean I am still the same person, but now I'm much more confident and comfortable with the idea of me, and I've been through so much. For instance I just finished my first semester of college. I survived!

I shouldn't even be online now if I'm honest. While I have been able to leave campus and return home, I have also managed to bring work with me. I have one programming project to revise for clarity and presentation along with one paper to revise and email my professor to discuss. All my other classes are wrapped up and the paper is something I brought upon myself but do really need to get done.

I'm not sure what I expected from college. I mean a new city is a great opportunity, especially one such as Boston, but I'm really being on my own for the first time. It's rather liberating getting away from all the pressures of my family, but I don't know if I appreciate the trade-off in terms of what I'm receiving from my professors. Well, one professor in general.

I took five classes this semester and four of my five professors were wonderful. The fifth one is the issue here. Most everyone else in the class seemed to get along fine with him, but his demeanor and attitude towards me has made me feel personally victimized on many occasions. Wednesday was one such occasion, but what can one college student do?

Pretty much nothing. On the bright side, a month off.