My Sophomore Year In High School

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As my application is examined, it will come to the attention that no activities or descriptions are included from my sophomore year of high school. That would be because I actually did not have a sophomore year. Advancing forward a full year in high school would have to be one of the most challenging, longest lasting, incredibly difficult circumstances that I have ever found myself in. Not only was this decision strenuous when it came to academic struggles, but I found myself facing family skirmishes, social problems, and issues with the Board at my school. Even though so many obstacles could have been avoided by choosing to take the easiest route available to me, I would not trade my experiences for anything because ultimately, they formed me into the person who I need to be in order to pursue my dreams and taught me more than I could have ever imagined learning.
When I first decided that I was interested in and willing to work in order to skip a full year of schooling, I was in the eighth grade. The whole idea of advancing myself seemed more than surreal to me at the time. The day that my college and careers counselor first told me that she believed that I had the grades and the drive to begin my college years earlier than I
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Academia was always somewhat of a safe haven for me because of its consistency of the promise that if you worked hard, you would receive one hundred percent yielding of your efforts. I immersed myself with excitement in every Honors or AP class that was available to me and did my absolute best in each of the required courses that I would need. For me, summers were no longer for relaxing or spending hours upon hours reading for pleasure. An online curriculum was set up for me during each and every summer in order to catch up to the class above me so I could officially move up amongst the years rather than lingering in limbo between two

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