Thankful for

Topics: High school, College, Graduation Pages: 2 (641 words) Published: November 13, 2011
What I’m Thankful for Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. It is also the time to sit down and enjoy a meal with your family. Even though enjoying a meal with your family is very important, Thanksgiving is also important to ask you and your family what are you thankful for. Being thankful can be a long or short accomplishment; a goal that can be achieved. This year, I’m thankful that I’m currently enrolled at Thomas Nelson Community College, graduated from high school, and my family is supporting me through college. I’m thankful that I enrolled at TNCC. Honestly, TNCC wasn’t my first choice and I had reasons why I didn’t want to go. My first reason why I didn’t want to go to TNCC because I knew it would take me two buses to get there and two buses back home. My second reason is that I wouldn’t know anybody at TNCC because I would start as a freshmen that would not know any about TNCC. My final reason is that I was planning on going to ECPI University. The representative at ECPI told me that my scores weren’t high enough, so they recommend me to take developmental courses at TNCC and reapply at ECPI again. Two months later, I’m currently taking development courses for my degree and very glad that I enrolled at TNCC. Today, one of my friends that takes the same class that I’m in, drives me to school in the mornings; I still ride two buses back home. If I didn’t enrolled at TNCC, either I would be finding a job or my mom was going to force me to join the navy if I wasn’t in school or working. I’m truly thankful that I graduated high school this year. During my senior year, I was scared that I wasn’t going to graduate from high school. My counselors and teachers were telling me that if I didn’t pass a certain class, I wasn’t going to get my diploma. I was doing well in my classes, but there was something in my mind telling me that I was going to repeat my twelfth grade year. I didn’t let that bother me so I motivated myself into doing well in my...
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