My First Day Of High School Essay

734 Words Oct 20th, 2015 3 Pages
From elementary school, middle school, and part of high school I had always been the kid that was so quiet. Certainly, I was comfortable around my family but being around strangers made me nervous and scared. Throughout my school years, not including high school, I probably only made three friends. As I grew older things started to change and it was not until I landed my first job that I began to be social. Even though I was a shy person throughout most of my life and I had no work experience, my first job led me to discover a personality I never thought I would uncover. Beginning my first day of high school was so nerve-wrecking because being a freshman was not as exciting as I thought. The school consisted of almost 4,000 students and only three of those students were my friends. Unfortunately, I did not have any classes with them so I was a loner. As I would walk through the halls, I noticed cliques of students who looked like they had already known each other; possibly, from middle school. I wasn’t the type of person to be included into a group of friends; therefore, I kind of just talked to people every now and then. Plus, people were so intimidating! When someone tried to start a conversation with me I would get nervous. Perhaps, I would say it was social anxiety but I was just a shy person. One evening, as I got home from school, I received a direct message on Twitter from an old friend I met in middle school. The message read, “Hey, are you looking for a job?”…

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