Narrative Essay About The Future

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Future. That’s probably one of the scariest words I know. The future is unpredictable, it’s often wrapped in wrapping paper, ready to be opened and it can both be exciting and disappointing. While I was in Elementary, I dreamed of being a chef, a cop, a fashion designer, a softball player, a singer, and an actor. As soon as I was in middle school, I wanted to be one thing, a singer, I had decided that I liked singing enough for it to be a career, although my vocal range disagreed. I entered into high school and my dreams broke apart, it was like I was being held together by tape and then it unraveled. For most of my Freshmen and Sophomore year, I didn’t know what I wanted to be, it wasn’t a big priority at the time. The start of my Junior year, …show more content…
That day I realized that no matter how much I tried, how much strength I had, I wasn’t going to be able to endure the storm heading my way. That day I realized that I was going to have to try a lot harder than most to have a good future. I had my entire future planned out, so much that I knew where, when, and how it was all going to happen. In spite of that, it is so easy to have those plans dissolve in a heartbeat, everything sounds great on paper, then when it comes to taking action it becomes an impossible task. I’ve always been the type of person to have a plan and maintain it. Nevertheless, I reached my senior year and within 26 days of it, everything crashed in front of me. I know I have a remarkable future ahead of myself, but lately, that has all dulled. I’m tired, I’m exhausted, I know the risks of taking a year off, but I don’t want to go to college with a negative mindset. I want to be …show more content…
I want to be prepared, enter college with a clear head, and a positive attitude. I am the type of person that likes to have a plan, likes to know what’s ahead, not knowing what I’m going to do a year from now is honestly one of the scariest parts of my life right now. I wouldn’t say I feel lost, but there is a part of me that can’t seem to shake the feeling of being lost off. I want to be a neurosurgeon, but committing to a lifelong career with a lifetime of schooling, it seems almost like a nightmare. I’ve never been one to back down from a challenge, but this is more than that, this is my life. My future. Taking that time in class to look into colleges, it hurt, it hurt emotionally because although I want to apply and open that acceptance letter, It’s just not possible at this time. I want to take the year off, not because I want to rest and be lazy, no, instead I’m going to work hard, explore my choices, and make a decision. I want to do something with my life that will make me happy. I don’t want to be 30, regretting my choices. I want to make sure that every single decision I will make will be positive and even if the outcome comes out bad, that I will learn from it. I want to have a life in which I will never need to take a vacation from, that I will be as happy the day before and the day after. Not everyone has an easy life, not everyone is able to make decisions

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