Crucial choices 3

Crucial choices 3 - Wesley McLaughlin Writing 101 / 11 1203...

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Wesley McLaughlin 1 Writing 101 / 11 – 1203 October 13, 2008 Living My Life to the Fullest Life experience has shown me that being in high school is fun at times, but may not push me to my full potential. The path I decided to take will get me to the place I want to go in life and that is why I decided to go to Highline Community College. I will be completing high school graduation requirements by receiving dual credit for these college classes which will help to get me the job that I would like to have in the future. Here at Highline I will, and have had the chance to meet great new friends, teachers, and even mentors while pursuing my goal of receiving my AA degree. Many major events have affected my life recently, and broadened my outlook on life. They have also pushed me to be the best person I can possibly be. The decision to come to Highline for the last two years of high school will turn out to be the most important of my life. During my seventeen year life I have moved nine times and lived in five different states. The first few moves were due to my dad getting promotions, and the last was because my mom felt home sick and missed her family. I was born in Yakima, WA on December 9 th , 1991. I have lived in Washington, Oregon, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. As of right now we are living in Auburn, WA. Since I moved so much in my teenage life I think that pushed me to be more mature, well rounded, and independent. In my high school career I carried a 3.8 cumulative GPA in the first two years, while still playing sports, as well as working. During my two years I also took advance classes for my age by taking chemistry and trigonometry in my sophomore year. I believe that taking high level classes in high school has propelled me to college level, and pushed me to be mature enough to jump to running start in my junior year. As well as running start, I am planning to take classes that I will have to pay for in the summer, to
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Wesley McLaughlin 2 Writing 101 / 11 – 1203 October 13, 2008 further propel my chances of getting scholarships. This was the best possible decision for
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