Narrative Essay On Leaving High School

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University of Central Arkansas, located in Conway, Ar. Over twenty-six thousand students attend this school, and I am one of them. As I was in my final days of high school I became anxious. I was going to be moving to a new city and would have to make new friends. I prepared myself all summer for this drastic change, and before I knew it move-in day was here! The whole ride there I was trying to think positive thoughts but there were always some what ifs in the back of my head. My cousin had come here before me, and ended up leaving after the first semester because she didn’t like it. She was the main reason why I had such anxiety over it, and everyone was telling I’d be just like her and come back too. Before I knew it, I was on campus having my things being taken to my room. I went through the sign in process and went up to my “room” for the next year. I let my parents make my bed and do everything their little hearts desired. It came time for them to leave me and I didn’t shed a tear while hugging them, but when they closed the door and left me alone I cried. Seeing them just walk away snapped me into reality that I was truly here alone. My roommate wasn’t there so I was left to organize the room for the both us. Just a tip for the incoming …show more content…
High school is supposed to prepare you for college and I’d say mine didn’t. I never studied back home for quizzes or test, and I knew that wouldn’t work in college but I didn’t think it’d be that hard. I started taking notes and started listening actively instead of passively during lectures. Doing my readings, some of them, and doing all extra credit assignments just in case. In the end, I did better than I expected myself to do on test, essays, homework, and in class discussions. The transition isn’t that hard if you’re here to do the work and get out in four

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