Essay On High School Graduation

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The new year is typically viewed as a fresh start for most individuals. Many people partake in a New Year’s resolution that aims toward improving themselves in a certain aspect. Personally, I have never been a resolution participant entering a new year, but this year I feel that I could benefit from a set goal. For myself, 2018 will be one of the most significant years of my life. This year I will graduate from high school, turn 18, and begin my freshman year of college. Although it may be a hectic time, embracing each upcoming moment 2018 brings will be pivotal for the future. I commonly hear about regrets adults have from this specific point in their lives. Seemingly everybody wishes they could go back and change something in some capacity. …show more content…
It is the end of seeing my friends in the hall each day. It is the end of playing sports with friends who have become family. It is the end of school events such as: homecoming, prom, and winter week. It is the end of so many relationships I have built over the years. Understanding that all these amazing experiences must come to an end is difficult for myself to cope with. Moreover, what I make out of the last few months of senior year is what matters in the end. In order to embrace the time I have left, I must accomplish several objectives. One of them is remaining focused and involved in the classroom. The worst possible thing to do is begin sliding and watch my grades fall. Another is to enjoy and compete in my last seasons of hockey and baseball. Although a broken collarbone has spared most of the hockey season thus far, I plan to be back on the ice shortly to redeem myself. In the end, I would like to say I gave everything I had when hockey and baseball are complete. Lastly, spending as much time with friends will be especially paramount for me. Some of these people I will rarely, if ever get the chance to see after high school. Embracing each moment in the classroom, on the rink, on the baseball field, and with friends is key as graduation …show more content…
Differing from highschool being an ending, freshman year will be the beginning of countless opportunities. Because the high school setting is all I know, I am not exactly sure what to expect. The one goal I would like to accomplish my freshman year is to become acclimated on campus. In order to achieve this, I will have to embrace the new experiences I find in Duluth. Finding new friends and meeting new people is inevitable during college. Being open and welcoming to these new faces is an excellent mind set. Also, I will be faced with many new challenges. Dealing with the challenges in an optimistic manner will help me become mentally tough, while hardships continue to amount. Finally, being active and participating in events will also be momentous. With a love for sports, I would like to continue participating and watching during college. The start of college is the start of a new life. Embracing the opportunities that are presented will allow me to become acclimated and start this new life in the right

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