Personal Narrative: How Graduation Changed My Life

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I never thought graduation would be such a big deal. I seen my older sister go through it and everyone was so happy for her, it was a big deal. At the time I didn 't think much of it, I never thought I would see the day. But the 4 years in high school went by in a blink of an eye. My mom was very emotional as was my dad. Mostly because they were involved in my very unique journey through high school. I didn 't go to the traditional High School, I went to a new start up High School, Central Coast New Tech High, I would be apart of the first graduating class. My parents are the people that motivated and encouraged me to go to this new school. As I approach early adulthood, me graduating high school is an accomplishment for my parents as much …show more content…
She introduced this new school to me as I was enrolling into my first year of high school as a freshman. She explained to me that there was a new school and she wanted me to be a part of it. I agreed because I trusted her with my life let alone an educational decision, after all she is smarter than me. During the first year or two at the school I was very skeptical and timid about attending there for the rest of my educational career, rather than the neighboring High School with all my friends. Day by day I wanted to leave the school but she bargained with me to try it out for a year at least, I agreed and tried it out. Down the road a few years later I realized that I have made the right decision to stay there. The school was a new way of learning for me, it proved to be very challenging since the beginning. My mother recognized this and she was one of the first people to grant me help. She made sure I knew that she was there for me if I needed assistance. I knew that I wasn 't in this alone. I also knew I had the support of my mom as well as the the support of my …show more content…
He has taught us a lot of skills and has been very supportive from the beginning. My parents have always made sure we knew that they were there for us no matter what. He, like my mom, advocated for me to go to the new high school for a year or two to try it out and see if I liked it. He knew in the long run that it would be good challenge for me, at the time I was delusional and was not aware of the benefits of this choice. Like any teenager, I didn 't want to go through with this, but I trusted my dad and ended up going to the school for the full four years. Years later after my graduation I realized the benefits and opportunities it provided me with and the situations it prepared me for. I couldn 't imagine how differently I would end up if I didn 't listen to my parents and went to the other neighboring high

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