Why Take High School Courses

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It was my junior year of high school. This was the first year that they employed dual credit courses to allow students to get a head start for college. Being an athlete, I didn’t know if I was ready to take college courses. Going to college wasn’t even on my mind at the time. I decided to take these courses because not only did I want to get ahead, but I also wanted to see if college was right for me. Even though I was first generation, the goal was to achieve A’s in each of the classes. For each of these classes, I expected them to be just like my other high school classes. It turned out that was never the case. I had so many outside resources to help me study for tests. I developed new technique for taking notes since the professors only

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