In my case most of my expectations come from myself for me My personal

In my case most of my expectations come from myself

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me, be kind, helpful, friendly, be respectful, and do what you love. In my case, most of my expectations come from myself for me. My personal expectations pressure me into many ideas that control my life in both good and bad ways. One such example of this is that I expect myself to go to a good college. While I strive to get into a good college this expectation and ambition of myself both helps and hurts my personal studies. It helps in the fact that because I expect this of myself I spend a lot of time preparing and attempting to get help when I do not understand a topic. On the other end of the spectrum, It does hurt because the extreme stress from expectations
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can wreak havoc on different aspects of your life. For me, I admit that, because I strive so hard to get good grades and into a nice college that I end up sacrificing social interactions and some free time in order to bring myself to a good knowledge base and keep on top of my classes. In order to change the downsides to this ambition I do plan to continue taking AP courses but making sure to pace myself within it. However, just because I strive for this does not mean that one cannot switch tracks, for I know that I have. Just because ambitions and expectations can come from everywhere, does not devote you to a single path. Paths can be changed by anyone, and I know this very well. Although the
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  • Fall '15
  • Thomas Miller
  • Expectation, Mr. Miller

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