Overcoming Obstacles In Life
I realized that in order to succeed and build the future I want, I had to recognize my self-worth.
Throughout the junior year of my high school and first year of college, I had a great deal of pressure to exceed expectations in all my classes. Starting with junior year, I had a positive attitude and motivation to work hard. I aimed for perfection, asking questions when I needed to. I challenged myself with difficult classes and pushed to improve every day. However, in some of my courses, I had jumped from regular to AP classes, and it was harder for me to grasp the fast-paced lessons. On test days, anxiety would kick in and I would start to feel nervous. Therefore, I lost confidence in my academic ability. In the following days, I would wait eagerly to find out my grade, and when I finally did, I would be frustrated; after putting in so much time and effort, I did not get the grade I wanted. Every setback bruised my morale and the lack of faith in my abilities would not allow my bruises to heal. As I