Essay on High School Student Begging For Direction

721 Words May 30th, 2016 3 Pages
I graduated from high school in 2014 and as a young 17 year old I really had not the slightest clue as to what I wanted to do in life. I spent endless hours searching for what fit me, taking useless online quizzes that would hopefully tell me the answer, and constantly asking for advice from everyone I knew. They did not have the answers, and deep down I knew that nobody would, because I am the only one who truly knows myself. Since I was so indecisive I did not apply to any universities and ended up at the community college located not even seven miles from my house. I took business because I was determined that the only way to be free in life was to work for myself, by starting my own business.
It has been two years since I was that hopeless high school student begging for direction. I am now entering my junior year of college, and have successfully completed an associate degree. I have never felt prouder of myself. Two short year ago I was dragging myself to school, and only taking classes that I thought would give me an easy life in the future(I still laugh at the naiveness of myself). Taking business classes was very difficult. They seemed to drag on and on, and I soon found myself not being able to take it anymore, and decided to pursue a general transfer degree in science. This was a much better fit for me, and by my last semester at my community college I was having the time of my life.
Mixed emotions have plagued me in the last few weeks, as I did not really…

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