Welcome to English 310!
Based on your responses, here are the areas of writing you wish to improve:
critical thinking and analysis, spelling and grammar, writing quickly (in-class essays), avoiding repetition, being concise, clarity, structure, making writing come more easily, being more descriptive, writing thesis statements, revising, summarizing, getting ideas down on the paper, developing main ideas, making the writing flow, writing introductions, using vocabulary effectively, using a more sholarly mode of communication.
The good news is that we will work on each of these areas throughout the quarter.
There is no bad news.