How Exciting Life Is Right Now Essay

1017 Words May 12th, 2016 null Page
How exciting life is right now. I have my whole life ahead of me, literally. I am a senior in high school with only a mere two weeks before graduation; I have great friends and good grades, and I couldn 't be more excited for what my future holds. I can’t wait to get into college and pursue a career in physical therapy. The funny thing is, I wouldn’t even been considering any of this if it weren’t for basketball and one of my best friends. When I was in eighth grade I couldn’t care less about school or what I was going to do after high school. I didn’t even plan on finishing school, once I was sixteen I was going to drop out. To this day I don’t understand why I didn’t want to finish high school, I was only in jr. high and yet I was completely done. I couldn’t stand going to class so I usually just messed around a lot and never paid attention to what was being taught. I didn 't try very hard in any of my classes, yet I still managed to get decent grades. The only classes I really let go were Language Arts, which I dreaded going to and was failing, and Algebra, which was a constant battle to keep above passing. Every other class I had at least a B in and that was without caring what happened to my grade. I always wonder how well I could have done if I actually applied myself back then. The only reason I kept my grades at that level was to ensure I could still play basketball. I have been playing basketball for as long as I can remember. My dad loves the game and helps…

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