What Do I Want In Life Essay

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What Do I Want In life? “I graduate in 213 day, what the heck am I going to do with my life? I don’t want to grow up!” Is a thought that is constantly racing through my head during my final year of high school. When the countdown comes to an end I’m expected to already know what I plan on doing with the rest of my life. Me, at eighteen years old is supposed to know what the heck I’m doing with the rest of my life. Think about that, at only a mere 18 years old I should know what I’m doing with my life!!!! Just 3 years ago I was still being driven to sleepovers by my parents. I don’t even know how to do my own laundry ( Don’t worry I’ll hopefully get a maid to do that).

The important question: what the heck am I to do with my life beyond high school? These next few months are full of the important decisions that have the potential to affect the rest of our lives. The only topic that my senior peers seem able to talk about is college. The more and more I hear seniors talk about is college. To be honest I am SICK of all this college talk! It’s made me think, do I want to go straight from school to another four years of sitting in an uncomfortable desk or taking a gap year in between. My friends seem to already have their after high school plans already figured out: four years of college then becoming either a nurse, teacher, or journalist. That's exactly what they want and there is no problem with that but it's not what I see myself doing . Meanwhile I’m trying to find a
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