High school is a strange time - I have regained the drive...

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High school is an opportunity to learn and prepare for college. After three years of trying to develop identity and friends in middle school, students are expected to mature immediately on the first day of ninth grade. Ever since I started High School I took it very seriously. Instead of viewing school as an opportunity to socialize, I prepared myself for college. I’m now glad I had taken my grades in my earlier years seriously because I am applying to college with a 3.9 GPA and a smile on my face. In my view I set my goals and standards high for myself and I feel that I am a college’s dream candidate. I understand that college will be significantly more challenging than high school; however, with my new goal-oriented nature, I realize that I am working towards my college degree and my future success.
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Unformatted text preview: I have regained the drive to excel further. Moreover, I now realize the emptiness in the lives of people who can only do one thing well. There is tremendous benefit in being well-rounded, and I now understand that even my least favorite subject will contribute to my ultimate goal of living a rewarding life while working at a fulfilling career. I will definitely enjoy the independence of campus life. The camaraderie should only add to the college experience. The courses will be challenging, but I am willing to do whatever it takes to achieve my ultimate goal. I assure you that I have the potential; Hoping that my youthful maturity will have a lasting effect on my future success to achieve my career. High school is an opportunity to learn and prepare for college....
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