Personal Narrative Analysis

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Personal Narrative by: Eric Truong
Why did I have to accept the offer? I asked myself this while I was standing outside of Berkmar High School during a winter day at 7:00 AM with a book bag. It was Saturday and I felt like my toes just became icicles and a thousand daggers were stabbing my whole body.
A few months before,I was on my bus and had to consider my choices.My teacher had announced that a couple of my friends and I were given the choice of being able to take either the ACT or the SAT, which was a test designed for high school students. While this offer would help me judge myself against the high school students, I had always been withdrawn and was reluctant to take the offer.When the bus finally dropped me off at my neighborhood, I had decided to tell my mom and ask her for her opinion. Being a mother who wanted the best for her kids, she thought that this would be a great opportunity for me. I tried to argue that it would cost money, but I already knew that argument was futile against my mom.I had butterflies in my stomach and I was very imaginative so I always thought about what could happen. I narrowed it down to 3 things: I would pass and have a good grade and impress my mom, I would fail and my mom would dismiss it and say at least I got chosen for the test, or the worst one I get an awful grade and have to study more or
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It was awkward for me because I was one of the few middle school students to be standing in line, making me feel like I was a fish in the water surrounded with great white sharks. This made me start wondering how they feel knowing that middle school students were doing the same test that they were doing. When the line finally crawled up at a snail's pace, I found myself in the colossal High School building and found a couple of my friends standing in the corners of the room with their parents. We stood there waiting there for what seemed like an
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