My Social Life

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Transitioning from high school to college was a BIG change for me. There are so many new faces and experiences to be had in college, but growing up in a town with a population of 4,000, you don’t really get to see many new faces. I am hoping within my next 3 ½ years here at Lincoln, I will grow as a person and as a woman, like I never could in the small town I grew up in.
High school was not “the best time of my life”, in fact it was probably the worst time of my life. I never really liked school, even from the very beginning I completely dreaded going. Not only did I hate it for the school work and getting up early, it was because I was bullied for the longest time. Even in high school I was teased, but instead of to my face it was behind my back but I wasn’t ignorant to what they said about me. I was teased for everything, my hair, my weight, and the way that I dressed. I was always different than everyone else. I didn’t like sports, I liked watching them, I am just not coordinated enough for them. My taste in music was different, and I didn’t grow up with money and didn’t get every single thing that I wanted. If I had something nice it was because either I worked for it or my parents
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The fact that I still live with my parents at home makes me feel left out of the social scene at school. Everyone has the chance to bond and see each other all the time while most of the time, I am at home doing homework. I have made some friends while at school, but I don’t see them on a regular basis. I do go to school with people that were in my graduating class, and even some people that graduated a few years before me. After I graduated high school, my parents and I moved about 15 minutes away from California to Russellville, which has a population of about 800. I tend to not really visit my hometown much, I don’t feel the need to see anyone

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