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My reflection

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The topic of my first paper is how the formation of my personality has been affected by the gender of my classmates. When I was in grade 8, my class had 14 students. 12 of them were boys. Frequent interactions with them has created my strong personality. Then, a few years later, I moved to another extreme gender environment - an all girls' dorm. It somehow made me become more gentle and caring. Overall, my personality is a mixture of boys' and girls' characters.

Writing this paper provided a valuable opportunity for me to reflect what I learned in the past and what made me become the person I am today. I discovered how families, socioeconomic class and gender influence education. I recognized that the most important thing I learned is not from books but from my experience. I foung myself fortunate to be a part of unique but wonderful studying environments.