The senior project, the project all seniors dread as they enter their very last year of high school. Although the projects seem pointless at the time, once you begin it and really try to do your best, you realize the reasons behind it. I’m sure there were many reasons, but the ones that I came up with are actually rather simple. When you leave high school, you have many choices with what you can do with your life. You can go to college, go into the force, or take a year or two off. Because of this, one reason is to get you prepared for the rest of your life, and to get outside experience in your chosen field of study. In doing this, you can figure out whether or not you really want to do what you have planned, get an idea of what you want to do if you have nothing planned, or see what you’re good at and enjoy. Another reason is to get experience in volunteering. Personally, I did not going into the topic that I want to study, I just volunteered because it’s hard to find things to do with Physics. In the process of doing this project, I learned a lot about myself. I learned that when you’re giving back to people in need really does make you feel like a better person. Seeing the hospital employees look at you like you were truly helping them. There were also personal lessons that I learned. You can’t rely on other people to help you with your project, and if you are responsible enough to do the project on your own, I suggest not adding people to your group. I surprisingly learned a lot from other peoples’ presentation, especially from those people who did construction. My father does projects around the house, but I was too young to remember. He put an addition on our house with a full basement underneath, but it’s been done for years. Watching the people in my class do their own construction projects was really cool. For example, Brennan Files. He had a shed in his back yard that he decided...
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