Personal Narrative: My School Analysis

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When I was 15, my family and I arrived on United States of America on Feb 11, 2011.Even though I went to an English medium school in India, the transition for me was hard. I began my middle school at IS 72. I met a lot of people and I could not comprehend what they were saying. When I was in my math class, my teacher told me to introduce myself, and I was frozen and did not know what to say to them. I was feeling the pressure because my classmates were staring and waiting for my introduction. My math teacher was using gestures to help me out and I said, "Shown", and I sat. When I reached home, I was embarrassed of myself, and I showed my anger on my parents. I was so depressed but my family kept saying it’s going to be fine. The next day I …show more content…
She gave me a week, but I did not know what to do, and I guessed the answers. I resulted in 16 out of 100, another failing grade for me. This led me to sorrow and that was when the school gave out report cards, but fortunately I passed, a miracle. That’s where I changed my stand and started to try. I failed almost all my classes but resulted in passing changed my perspective because what if I tried and I can do much better than passing grades. I borrowed and read books from the library and started talking to people. I was starting to believe in myself because my mind kept playing that I can do this, just like the lyric is trying to motivate me. I started raising my hands in my classes for to ask questions, answer questions and cooperating with my classmates on group works. My barriers were that I could not cope with language and culture, so I had to struggle. And my middle school went to fast because I only had to spend my two months: scored 90’s on my last report card and ended up receiving an award. My family was proud of me and praised for my accomplishment. I broke down my barriers that I faced little by …show more content…
Back in Is 72 I had no friends, but when started high school the classmates became my friends. I had to do a presentation for my global class, about old civilizations, and I felt that I can do it and resulted 90 on it. I started to interact with clubs and teachers. Well, I am still not perfect, but I am confident in myself that I can do better. The other problem that I am facing is college because it’s so much different from high school. On my first day in college, the professors scared me through their speeches. After their speeches about failing WU and GPA 's, they became my nightmares. In the end of the first day, I was so nervous and melancholy. I had a feeling that I am not ready for this and

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