A Turning Point in My Life

Topics: High school, College Pages: 2 (674 words) Published: November 30, 2007
A new turning point in my life was my senior and getting ready to go to college. It was going to be new page of my life that hasn't be written yet. I had to make choices and deal with some consequences that I made threw out the years. I wish freshman year I didn't slack of as mush as I did and I'm gad I had as fun as I did senior year before a lot of my friends left for college.

The year 2004 I was a freshman in high school. I thought the cool thing to do was to slack of and have a good time. I had a really low GPA and didn't realize that I was hurting my chances of getting into a four year college. I was more focused on what I was doing that weekend then my algebra exam the next day. Now when I look back on it I wish I could change it.

My sophomore and junior year I learned how to balance the two a little better. I only bad thing was I still put everything else before my school work. It when sports first, what keg party was going on that weekend, how I wasn't going to look forward to work at nine in the morning that next day, then somewhere in-between was my school work. It's not like I failed my classes or was going to stay back. I just didn't excel myself the way I should have.

Now came senior year where all the kids whore the name of college they were going to on there sweat shirts. It went from Bryant all the way to university of Massachusetts. Then was me going to Holyoke community. Don't get me wrong it's a really good school one of the best community colleges around. But I was missing out on the "college experience". No dorm room, no roommate, and no crazy college parties. So in senior night (party for only seniors) I was giving the name as "party animal" which I wanted to get so bad. But now that I have it, it sucks because I got the title of the kid who would rather go drink a beer in high school then to get into the college she wanted to. My high school years where amazing and I had a great...
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