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This book is a course text for teaching assistants. It aims to help students make the transition into undergraduate level study. It is also a teaching and learning resource for students and tutors on undergraduate programs.
Chapter 1: I Never Thought I'd Be Here, but Here I Am
I Never Thought I'd Be Here, but Here I Am
You are probably entering or deciding whether to enter higher education, possibly for the first time. This can be a large step, and sometimes a decision that requires courage. The aim of this chapter is to enable you to look at your position on starting a course, and to highlight some of the experiences you will bring to your studies that provide a good starting point from which to be successful. You may never have thought you'd be here, but you may also be surprised at the potential you already have.
The chapter goes on to look at some of the worries that other teaching assistants have ...