Essay My Own Self Consciousness

1142 Words Dec 8th, 2015 5 Pages
I am drowning in the epitome of my own self consciousness. While the public loves to craze over and politicize the habitat of the lower end of classrooms, judgement is always in play. They have opinions on the information presented in our biology textbooks to the use of phones in the classroom, they specialize in having opinions on aspects of others lives that don 't even affect their own. However, people do not discuss the educational hierarchy that runs in nearly every high school. Some schools call these various levels “College Prep” or “Honors”, others call them “Standard” and “Advanced”. The school I attend calls them “College 1” and “College 2” in an attempt to disguise what’s really going on in the interior of the school that shows a sense of innocence on the exterior. But the students have it figured out and it dictates much of their perceptions and judgments about one another. During my freshman year, I was placed in the lower level, “C2”, for all subjects. I felt humiliated and stupid. I decided then and there that I would do whatever it took to advance and making that decision took me on a journey that has been both rewarding and challenging to my success as a teenager.

During the inevitable beginning of my high school experience, or also referred to as freshman year, I was placed in College prep 2. Some schools call these various levels “College Prep” or “Honors”, others call them “Standard” and “Advanced”.My school calls them “College 1” and “College 2” in an…

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