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.
The mandatory age to drop out of high school is 18. After conducting many researches I strongly believe that this should remain the same. Although many students believe that they are not achieving anything from school and may feel it is a waste of time. Still not an excuse to drop out all dropping out do is make your life harder. At age 16 my aunty dropped out of high school and her life has been a living hell ever since.
Sbeckner24@gmail.com Sara Beckner In Class Essay Writing 110 Appletree Christian Learning Center Initially, when I took this job, I thought that I would hate it. I was twenty two years old when I applied for the assistant teacher position and I didn't think that I would like it because I knew that I would have to work with the babies (1 ½-2 years) instead of the older children (3-4 years). Working with the babies requires a lot more tedious work and patience for example the teachers have to constantly change diapers and not all the babies are able to talk or communicate well. Appletree Christian Learning Center is not a typical daycare, it's very structured and the children learn a lot like they are
If I would invest the time needed to organize I would have received a better grade. English has never been my forte in high school; I failed one whole semester because I was infected with senioritis. My mentality was that I didn’t HAVE to do anything because graduation was just around the corner, but boy was I wrong. This set of mentality pushed me back in my senior year and it prohibited me from enjoying my last year as my friends were living it up at all the parties while I was home finishing up my online class as a result of my failure. Online classes required self determination and a lot time.
Wes Moore grows up under very poor conditions, and barely makes it by with his small family. Wes' mother is forced to drop out of school, and forfeit getting an education, to keep food on the table for her kids, and because Wes' father has been out of the picture for several years now, there is no other source of income for the poor family. Wes tries to stay strong despite all the bad things in his life, and pushes through days looking for the light at the end of the tunnel to solve all his problem. When Wes heads off to private school years later, he is at first passing classes and learning at a steady pace. However, when his life at home becomes too much to handle along with school, Wes takes a fall and fails out of private school.
My eleventh grade year was also a disaster because of the struggle of passing my biology state test and I was really distracted and just wanted to go back to the alternative school but my mom and the principle would not send me back. My senior year I transferred to Christ Missionary and Industrial high school (college) the year flew by but I really enjoyed myself there. Now I am still here at CM&I , I supposed to be a summer graduate if everything goes as planned. Once I finish high school I plan on signing up for the air
Sarah Moore, 18, discovered that she was eight weeks pregnant. She wanted to blame her partner but then again it was her that was being so gullible. She wanted to have an abortion, which her partner agreed he’d help pay for, but it was a hard decision. She began to have second thoughts because she had taken sexual education classes in school and learned that the safest way not to get pregnant was absentness. There was no way she could have a baby; however she was a college student and had no time.
I was sixteen when I got pregnant. I moved in with my boyfriend and later got married. I didn’t worked through my pregnancy but after the nine months, my husband couldn’t pay the bill any longer so I had to go back to work. I applied in different restaurants and I finally herd back from a Native American Restaurant. I wasn’t happy with my life, but that is the life I chose.
And while I had my toys and my friends around I still had to be responsible about doing my homework and wake up every morning and wear my clothes to go to school. I learned to do everything by myself and. Finally after one year my dad decided that we can go to see my mom. At the first time, I did not feel anything when I saw her because I could not remember her as a mom. This really hurt me as
I started searching for my records from my previous high school so I could apply to college. After many calls to the New Orleans School District I was told that my records of graduation weren't available at the time but they were still searching. This took months leading to years and still nothing was found. This is when I resorted to plan B. I began taking GED subject tests at Green River Community College to speed up my process of attending college. I finally got my GED this summer and I have been applying to colleges ever since.I got back to practicing on my trumpet and also brushing up on my reading and math skills.I want to play in a band again and be able to teach music and also incorporate physical therapy into all this.