Essay Graduation Speech : College And High School

823 Words May 20th, 2016 4 Pages
There is a bridge between College and High school, and for those of you who feel that college and high school are the same let me the person to tell you that you’re wrong. Last year I had started my first year in college. I was nervous but I was also anxious and eager at the same time. I have had friends and family tell me that college is easy, it’s just like high school. So everything that you did in high school to get your diploma. You can do the same exact thing in college to get your degree. So throughout my first semester of college I always kept that in my mind I would always wait till the last minute to study for my test and wait till the last minute to actually turn in my assignments. However the more and more I found myself doing these exact things I find myself receiving 50% on my homework and sometimes even 60% on my test. I was so surprised because I found myself doing the same thing I would do in high school and I realize that it was not the same. I could recall back to a time where I had my history final and I knew about it in a week an advance. However I chose to study for it the night before because I felt that the fresher the material the better I would be when it comes time for the test. When the morning came I was in for a rude awakening. When the teacher had passed out the test for the class I had blacked out and I could not remember so much material, for the test. When the final grades came out I had barely passed history and my GPA came out to be a 2.4…

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