My Experience At High School Essay example

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People sooner or later realize that the choices they make could possibly affect them later in life. We notice that as we grow older we are then faced with the most difficult decisions. I had to make a choice when it came to deciding to play basketball or focusing on my studies in order to graduate. Although I was in a tough situation I didn’t want to think that the only solution was to quit something I had a passion for. Sometimes it’s difficult knowing what to do, but you are forced to pick between the things that interest you the most.
What I enjoyed the most was playing basketball in high school. I grew up playing basketball at the beginning of middle school up to senior year in high school. Although I loved playing, it started to negatively impact my studies. I would spend hours practicing after school that by the time I got home I was worn out. I was told that if I wanted to graduate with my class that I would need to be able to find more time to work on my assignments. Soon after that, my coach went as far as to sit me out on a big game that he knew I practiced for. Not being able to play was tough. He told me that it wasn 't due to my lack of motivation, but that he didn 't want me to end up regretting the choices I made, to put more time into the game rather than in school.
My passion for the game started when I was at the age of ten. One day I decided to go outside and use our neighbors’ basketball hoop. At the time I didn’t really know the rules of how to play.…

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