For many years I was scared to go to college because I thought I wasn’t college material. Hearing Capitan Mark Kelly speak about being an underachiever, and a “not so great” student really helped me see that light at the end of the tunnel. When final build up the courage with in myself, I enrolled into San Jacinto College. The only thing that stood in the way was that standardize test. I had to take the entry exam after five years of not being in school.
I never thought that I would be the teenager in high school who had to grow up a lot faster than the rest of my friends and fellow classmates. I had many dreams and goals I wanted to accomplish while being a teenager, but when I found out that I was expecting a baby my junior year in high school my dreams and goals were put on pause. I graduated high school my junior year. It was exactly one month before I had my wonderful son. My son Kaleb was born May 24 2008, and from that moment on I wanted to give him everything he deserves.
As Didion explains, our expectations don’t always match up to what grief has to offer, Gilbert’s supporting claims relate to Didion’s feelings on expectations. Gilbert mentions “ No one can imagine every feature and consequence of a future event, hence we must consider some and fail to consider others (Gilbert 224-225).” Gilbert wants us to know that no matter what happens, no one can really imagine every detail that will take place in the
This assignment is a major determining factor in whether a not a student graduates on time. There are many reasons as to why this project should be done away with, a few being: the project is just not feasible, it’s given too much weight, and because it is an inaccurate measurement of what has been learned. Imagine being a senior in high school, and all you can think about is walking across that stage in June. Graduation and prom are the only two things that seniors want to worry about during the last stretch of high school, but instead students are worried about their Senior Exit Project. This task consumes half of junior year and most of senior year too.
All my life, I've been great in school; I've always been a leader, almost always the first in my class...until now. I don't know what got into me. I'm so angry at myself; I knew I should have studied harder. Ever since I was a little girl, I've dreamt of delivering my Valedictorian speech at Graduation...just like Mom, just like you, just like most of my cousins...now, my shot at being Valedictorian is pretty much over. I feel awful; I feel like I've disappointed everyone, including myself...Why didn't I try harder, I should have paid more attention to my grades.
This is what makes me confident in myself that college will not test my skills, but rather help them shine. I had faced pressure before the start of my junior year in high school. My friends, family and teachers all told me about how hard and important this year was going to be and also that this was the year I had to prepare for the SATs. The
Returning Back To School Keshia Ferguson English Composition 1 Kathy Conner September 17, 2011 Returning back to school I never thought I would be 33 years old and returning back to school. In this paper, I will be talking about returning back to school. I have never planned to go to college after I graduated from high school, but life does not always go as you plan. When I was in high school I made poor grades. I knew college wasn't a place for me.
No words could possibly describe the feelings that were going through me Freshmon Year. Leaving the Cleveland Heights/ University Heights School District for a year in Eighth Grade, I wasen't sure what to expect coming back. Apart of me was full of excitement, realizing I finally will be able to see my friends that I left behind. Knowing, I wouldn't be alone with the comment “ new kid in school”. However, fear was seeping through me as the hours of walking to the building came nearer.
But all of that changes on the day that they reach senior year in high school at the process of filling out the college application and financial-aid forms. Arriving to Central Washington and attended elementary like any other child, Aurora didn’t care about her illegal status. But all of that change as she arrived to senior year in high school. She knew that her future wasn’t going to hold the promise that she saw in her friends’ lives. When the time to filled out the college application and financial-aid forms, Aurora was unable to provide a social security number which deny her from federal and state financial aid, and at a public
Older people always tell me they would re-do there high school years over again, but not me. Graduation day had to be the best day of my life, finally my senior year was over. I could finally get away from the horrible memories I had and start over. I couldn’t believe I made it through Brennan High School. A lot of people always think Brennan High School is for bad kids, kids that get kicked out of school that might be true for a few but most of us were there for emotional problems.