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The Past Few Years

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The Past Few Years

During the Last few years, I have devoted a significant amount of time to not taking school as my first priority; I didn’t think it would really affect me at the time. In my quest to better myself I faced many obstacles of my own such as not believing in myself and thinking I couldn’t do it. But after coming to my senses, I realized that I could do anything I wanted if I just put my mind to it, not give up, and give it my all.

      One reason why this issue has a huge impact on me is because people always used to put me down. Most people do not realize that the words they say could really affect somebody. There was a point where I started believing in what they where saying and that’s when I gave up on school completely, I thought I would never pass because im “dumb”so what was the point of trying. When I needed help, I didn’t even bother to ask, I always told myself it would be pointless, I used to tell myself there’s no way im going to pass I was automatically failing. I was wrong, but hopefully its not too late to have a second chance and learn from my mistakes.

      In these past difficult years, I finally opened my eyes and came to my senses that I wasn’t hurting anybody but myself. By the time I realized that I thought it was too late, that my actions in my past would forever be with me and my chance to start new. This is why im writing this essay, I want a chance to be a new person, I am determined to learn and I know college would be the right path to take to better myself.

      During my high school days I did some achievements, but that was towards sports. I won a couple of medals and trophies here and there and that was because I really put my head into it. That’s how I know if I do the same for school and put the same effort I did for sports I would make it somewhere. My past was my past and and im hoping my future would be a new beginning. Im aiming high and the only way to accomplish my dreams is...


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