Should College Be High School?

862 WordsSep 1, 20164 Pages
This class is one of the most major events that has happened to me so far. Choosing to take college classes while I’m in high school was a daunting decision. I’ve heard my councilors say things along the lines of “that’s really brave” and “good for you, getting a jumpstart on college”, but in reality, I’m just trying to beat the clock. In all honesty, this assignment was really difficult. The first time I read the instructions, for whatever reason, I thought we were to write a five-page memoir about our whole entire lives, which wouldn’t have been too difficult, even though I’m only fourteen. Writing five pages about one event is much, much tougher. I decided to write about doing college in high school, because no matter how you look at it, these will affect my future. There will be the obvious consequences: getting a degree faster, being able to further my education at a quicker pace, etc., but there I’m sure, down the road, there will be previously unforeseen consequences. To prepare for this class, I had less than others. I have elementary school under my belt, as well as Middle School. Most people in college have also had high school to prepare them for college, but I think I almost have better. In elementary, I had pretty top-notch teachers, they never let my other peers and I get away with not giving it our all. Back when I was in those classes, I despised my teachers for not letting me slack off every now and then, now though, I thank them from the very bottom of
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