The Fat Girl

Topics: High school, Loyola Marymount University, West Coast Conference Pages: 2 (474 words) Published: February 19, 2006
My name is gkfsdhf hdskjvsd and I am 18 years old. I was born and raised in a large suburb in upstate New York. I live with my father, James; my mother, Deborah; and my younger brother, who is sixteen, Garrett. We live on a quiet street, and I have lived there all my life. We also have a puppy named Buddy, who is a very important member of our family.

When I was very young I went to preschool and got involved in dance and gymnastics, which took up a great amount of my time and first got me involved in athletics. I also played soccer and swam competitively. As I got older and progressed through the public school system I became more involved with track and skiing, and less involved with dance and gymnastics. However, even though I am not currently involved in any kind of competitive athletics, I remain very active, and still love to ski and swim whenever possible!

Summers when I had recess from school were spent at my family's summer home on a beautiful lake about fifty miles from our year round home. Our cottage, which is comprised of a main house and a guest house, has about two hundred feet of lake front. We have boats, jet skis, and a water trampoline. I spend a lot of time during the summer relaxing at the lake, waterskiing, tubing, and jetskiing.

During my senior year in high school I was forced to make some very serious decisions, about going away to college. I felt very torn about what I wanted to do and where I wanted to go. Ever since I was very young I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. So I already had that decision made up. However, I really wanted to attend university on the west coast. I applied to two schools, Pepperdine University and Loyola Marymount University. My mom really didn't want me to go that far away. She thought it would be too hard for me and she was worried she wouldn't get to see me enough. When we went to visit these two schools I fell in love with them. When I received my acceptance from Rider, I decided I would go look at...
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