High School And College Is The Most Important Decision Of Your Life

1689 Words May 4th, 2015 null Page
Douglas Lurton once said “When you determine what you want, you have made the most important decision of your life. You have to know what you want in order to attain it.” Well Doug, you couldn’t be more right. When we’re young we’re asked what we want to be when we grow up. Some say a teacher, others say a doctor, and in my case I said a princess. As I grew up I realized I obviously couldn’t be a princess and I was crushed! So I had to direct my attention in another direction. Trying to figure out what you want to do with your life is rough, especially when you’re 17 or 18 graduating from high school. You have no experience and no motivation to be directed to the path you should be taking. Well I’m here to tell you if there’s a will there’s a way and there’s definitely a way. You could take a gap year! A gap year between high school and college is more beneficial than going directly into college after high school. High school is a hard time for everybody, especially the first couple years. Freshman year you’re trying to adapt to the change, sophomore year you’re pretty much adapted to the way high school works the only problem is you don’t know who are. You’ll spend the next year and a half trying to figure out who that is, which as we all know is very confusing. By the time you’ve figured this out you’re half way into your senior year and you haven’t applied to any colleges. In all the time you were trying to figure yourself out you weren’t thinking about college and the…

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