Importance Of High School

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As an international student, I attended a private high school, which was Fairmont Preparatory Academy in Anaheim. My high school has about 500 students and most of them are international students from China, Japan, Vietnam, Korea,… Fairmont Prep offers twenty-three AP courses, which are AP Calculus AB, Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Physic, AP Biology,… Fairmont Prep is one of a few Orange County private school provides IB courses. It offers twenty-one IB courses including Spanish IB, English IB HL 1, Mathematics IB SL, Mathematics IB HL,… I love the way my high school provides a variety of pathways for international students and domestic students to follow. Students have a lot of opportunities to choose the right course that march with their …show more content…
I realized that nothing will come to me if I don’t work hard to get it. I putted a lot of efforts into his class in order to know more about math, to get good grades and also, to prepare for the AP test. By taking his class, I passed my AP test with a high score. It allowed me to skip two math classes in college, which are Math 114 and Math 115. I have an opportunity to take another classes sooner than I am able to take in college. On the other hand, my high school has a counseling center with kind and caring counselors. In the beginning of my eleventh grade, the counselor called all juniors to the counseling center to discuss about the senior year and only one person was called at a time. The reason the counselors called one person at a time was they wanted a private talk with each student. In the private talk, a junior, like me, had a chance to talk about concerns, majors in college, colleges that he or she is looking for,… My counselor asked me about colleges I’m looking for. He wrote down all the colleges I told him and started searching those colleges on the internet. He explained all the important informations about those colleges to …show more content…
I just loved to study about mathematics, consumption of goods and services,…, so I chose my major as economics. He listened to my opinion on college’s application and gave me a lot of good advice such as I should go to a four years university instead of a community college, I should take AP classes like AP Calculus AB or BC, what grade I need to get,… After the conservation with my counselor in my junior year, my senior year went very smoothly in terms of all the application for colleges and things I needed to do before the graduation. Besides, Fairmont Prep focuses on developing physical activity and teamwork to connect all the students at school. There are 40 clubs and more than 15 sports teams for students, who have interests to join in and meet other students with similar

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