Randall N. Thomas Jr.
ENC1101- English Composition 1
Professor R. Fields
Surviving middle school can be a scary and challenging place to learn at. The reason for it is all of the troublesome obstacles you will face, such as being picked on and pushed around, the physical, emotional and mental changes that will be occurring to and around you, the peer pressure you will endure for the next three years and the bad influences that will occur to you. Another difficulty you will face is the kids that will want to pressure you into smoking or skipping class, because it “cool” and we will try to do it is because we all want to have a place to belong in the social jungle that is middle school. But in my opinion it’s not worth all the drama and trouble that it will most likely create. For instance you could be suspended, fail your classes, become addicted on drugs, or worse, and these are the things that will cause you to fail and mess you up for life. Therefore these experiences will become a necessary example to teach you how to deal with the unfairness in life. When I first started middle school I felt so out of place, I mean I had to deal some very flaky people and I was very stressed out a lot. The reason why I was so stressed out was because of the changes that I had to endure around and to me. For example I had to deal with the disturbing fact that I was growing hair in various places on my body , and I had to go ask my mother about these unnatural changes that was happening to me, I also had to endure the constant changing’s of difficult class and homework assignments I had to complete. To me it was like trying to understand and complete my assignment in a combination Latin and gibberish, and the most agonizing change I had to deal with was having flaking friends, like for instance when I first came to class I made my first middle school friend but as it turned out that since I...
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