My Experience At The University Of Oklahoma

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According to the literal definition, hard work is a broad term that encompasses a vast amount of the human population. I believe that the term is thrown around so often that it has almost become meaningless. In my mind, hard work is throwing yourself into difficult situations and remaining both dedicated and determined to conquer the task. Although the desired outcome is not always reached, hard work remains an important value that allows us to show our full potential. I have been constantly put in tough situations throughout my life and if it were not for my dedication and hard work, I would not have made it to where I am today.
Being enrolled at the University of Oklahoma is a huge accomplishment. The journey began 14 years ago when I enrolled in kindergarten at Jenks East Elementary in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As I grew older, classwork gradually became harder and the fun activities, such as recess, came to a screeching halt in the sixth grade. Starting with seventh grade, school just became a daily task that I had to force myself to get through. However, I began receiving high school credit that year and so I told myself that I had to do well in order to make it to the next level, college. When high school came around, I had to pay attention to every class because it had the ability to permanently stain my transcript. I knew my transcript was an important part of the college enrollment process, so I did everything that I could in order to create an image that would appeal to
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