Graduation Speech On Entering High School

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When entering high school, there is so much pressure put on a student to decide what you want to do with the rest of your life, and then they want you to focus your high school curriculum to achieve that goal. As a young student, how are we supposed to know “exactly” what we want to do with the rest of our lives? Look at our society, how many adults do you know that are doing the job or career that they thought they wanted to do when they first started college. You guessed, it not many; on average over 75% of all college students will change their major about three times! Ever since I was little, I have always known that I wanted to help others in some way or another, whether that would be in the medical field or in the education field. I have thought time and time again if education is the correct profession for me, it is a huge commitment, takes patience, and is a very important job for the next generation; they are the future of tomorrow. My thoughts keep telling me that I will not be the teacher who can make other students strive and succeed; that I won’t be able to talk in front of the student let alone the parent’s, and be confident in my abilities. In all honesty, I am terrified that I won’t be able to push past these fears and be the teacher that the students need to succeed. To be able to help the young students grow and know that they can be anything that they want. All I can think is that I am going to let them down no matter what. The reason for all

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