Many students are born into a legacy of there family, and where the past generations have gone to college. This creates difficulty in choosing what college to go to. Well as in my family the legacy is Chico State. Well luckily for me I want to go there, but in my position its not going to be an easy task.
I want to carry out the legacy of my family, but my high school career has not been the greatest. It all started my freshmen year I came to Lincoln. I started out doing good then I started to hang out with the wrong crowd. I stopped focusing on my schoolwork and more about what people thought about me. I was terribly wrong in doing what I did. I never did my homework I just wanted to do what Nick wanted to do, and that's what I did.
It didn't stop there sophomore year was the same way not paying attention in class and not doing my work. I shorted myself in that I only did what I had to do to pass. In my past high school career I played around and didn't work anywhere near my potential. But as time went on things just got worst. About halfway through my sophomore year I started to cut my classes. This is when I really started to not care. The biggest mistake I ever made was cutting class, once I did it the first time it was as if I was addicted to cutting. Well I barely passed sophomore year, but it was my own fault.
During the summer before my 11th grade year I started to change and I told my mom I was going to do good next year. Well it started like that and then the same thing again, I started cutting. My grades started to drop again and my mom was worried. I started to hang out with the really wrong crowd and got in a lot of trouble that looking back on it now, I regret. When my first report card came my mother was pissed. I didn't pass some classes; this is when I lost all trust. Well you think that I would figure it out but I didn't. I kept screwing up worst and worst. About 3rd quarter of my junior year is when it all hit at once... [continues]
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