My College Education : The First Year Of High School

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Have you ever accomplished something that was extremely difficult for you to do? One of the hardest things I’ve had to do was to graduate high school. To some people, it may not seem like much, but to me, it was the most difficult thing I've ever done. I knew that without a high school diploma my chances in the real world would greatly decrease so I decided that I needed to graduate no matter what. School was never my strong suit. After promoting from middle school, I thought high school was gonna be easy for me but I was mistaken. The first year of high school was my worst. I fell behind because the whole atmosphere around me had changed. Kids my age were prepared and ready to take on the world while I was still a kid thinking about myself and the present. I would not pay attention In class and take everything the teachers told me with a grain of salt. My teachers ended up hating me because I would talk and be loud in class. I really believed that high school wasn’t important. I would get scolded by my parents and the counselors for my low grades, but I would just brush them off. I ended that year with really low grades. Sophomore year was the first year I tried to change for the better or so I thought. I believed this was the year I was going to get my act together and give my parents something to be proud of. School got harder and harder and I just ended up getting involved with the wrong people. These people were slackers who didn't care about school. These so called

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