Essay on Attending High School

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High School

Do you remember your high school days? High school

for me has proved to be a learning experience and also a

challenge. There are many lessons that can be learned.

You can learn more about yourself, who your friends are,

what kind of help is offered to you, and what your

strengths and your weaknesses are. Attending

High School helped build my confidence because my

classmates were supportive, my teachers taught me how to

study for tests, and the math tutors helped me overcome

my fear of math.

My classmates were supportive in many ways. I used

to attend study groups for the subjects that I was

struggling in. In these meetings with each other,we

would study our notes and review
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Most students would wait until the last

minute to study and try to cram all the information on a

test in one night. But my teachers stressed that studying

a little bit at a time would be the best way to go about

learning the material. Another way they tried to provoke

studying would be by telling us to study in a group.

This method worked, but the method that I found that

helped me the most was by using flash cards. It was a

good way of studying especially for a test that had lots

of definitions on it. But I found it much easier to look at

a single piece of information instead of a whole page of

notes at one time. Overall, teachers do not just teach you

the facts from the books. They can help you sharpen your

study skills by showing you new ways of learning.

Lastly, the tutors at the school helped me to overcome my

biggest fear and that was math. They helped me realize

that if you take math one step at a time, it will be a

lot easier than trying to learn it all at once. The

tutors also made it easier for me by teaching me to

relate math to something I enjoy. A simple example would be

if you were having problems with percents. And they would

tell you to relate it to something like when you go shopping

and clothes have a certain discount. It carries the same

principle. And this method can help you overcome a fear
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