Personal Narrative: My Experience At The Philosophy Club

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My school community is filled with opportunities to make the world a better place for others. There are so many service trips and groups dedicated to fundraising at my school, which I've also participated in, but there was an atmosphere dedicated to just trying to raise the most money possible and send it off somewhere. That's why now, as group leader of the Philosophy Club, my advisor and I try to emphasize that this club isn't about raising money but instead trying to create a space for discussion which didn't really exist outside of certain classrooms. I didn't personally start the Philosophy Club at my school but I've been a dedicated member. I loved Philosophy Club because it challenged my own perspective on several things but it also …show more content…
Our film is a thriller, and we came up with the idea easily enough. But right after that my group has been consistently clashing because of differences that include a leader not taking any initiative. As the cinematographer, I have to be there when we film because I actually film it, and as a result I've had to become a leader in trying to be a go between the different divides in the group. I've had to arrange cast members and filming times and tried to solve disputes. One of those disputes was that members of the group just didn't seem to get along. I had to talk to each member individually and arrange a …show more content…
At first it was fine, completely normal. But after a month and a half I started to get grades that disappointed me. I was upset and determined to change that and understand the class, so I started going to every after school session my teacher had and working extra hard and really trying my best. I didn't drop the class just because the alternative class was on a completely different unit and that would have probably hindered me more, plus I didn't want to just quit when things got difficult for me. I kept working and working and then it paid off on my semester one final. I was really relieved and I realized that I'd have to keep up that level of work and actually work to learn concepts and apply them. After that I kept going but it was difficult and it was an emotional and mental strain because at the time I had so much going on. Even though I didn't finish the course with the knowledge I thought I'd get or the grade I wanted, I worked really hard and I actually learned enough that I understand what I didn't before, even if I didn't turn into a math pro. I learned quite a bit about myself in that time and it taught me that if something doesn’t work out at first I might have to test my limits a bit before it helps in one way or

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