Graduation Speech : High School Essay

787 Words Dec 10th, 2015 4 Pages
Over the course of this semester, I have had to complete about thirty different assignments just for English 101, that doesn’t include my other classes. This class is definitely where most of my work load was coming from. This in total has amounted to over 20,000 words being typed, plenty hours of sleep lost, and thankfully, no meltdowns. Everyone’s high school experience is different so some of you may be prepared for English 101 and some may not be. What you valued in high school will most likely spill over into your college career. Your attitude and mindset will contribute to how you perform in college. You really need to stay on top of your work as much as you can. If you were that student in high school that didn 't show up to class or turn in your assignments, you will not pass your classes in college. The stakes are higher here. You have to pay for all of your classes, and if you pass or fail is totally up to you. The professors are here to help you, but they won 't force it upon you. You are an adult now in their eyes, so you need to be able to handle all of the responsibilities of that.
I remember that I had to write a ten-page paper as a graduation requirement for high school. I was always freaking out about having to finish that paper. But when I did it was the best feeling in the world. This is how you will feel about most of your classes while you are here. Everything you do is an accomplishment. When you complete a semester it is really rewarding. It’s even…

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