Reflective Essay: My First Ten Years Of High School

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During my first couple years of high school I didn 't really do or care about much. I walked into high school thinking it would be easy and I could just show up to my classes and I would pass. During my freshman and sophomore year I didn 't study or do much of my homework which led me to not getting very good grades on my tests. I would always be confused on the assignments and projects but I would never ask for help. My parents were not happy with me. They were always trying to push me to do better. There were some days I actually wanted to start fresh and actually try my best. There were also some other days I just didn 't care. I had no self-motivation, I would always procrastinate and didn 't feel like I could do anything. Toward the end of the semesters I would sometimes start to try to do my homework and projects just so I wouldn 't fail the class. The beginning of my junior year I started to wake up and started to realize that …show more content…
I began my senior year with good grades. I did all my homework, got good scores on my test and past all my classes my first semester. My second semester I started to struggle a little. I wouldn 't understand what I had to do for some of my assignments and projects. I would see other people say how easy the assignments or projects were. It would make me feel like I didn 't know how to do anything. So, I would be embarrassed to ask for help. I started to see my grades drop a little and I wasn 't happy. I started to think about my goals and where I wanted to be. I developed some self-motivation which helped me a lot. I knew I wanted to be able to graduate and make my parents proud. The only way that was going to happen was if I motivated myself so do better. I began to ask for help and I received it. I realized asking for help wasn 't that bad. Self motivating myself to reach my goals helped me pass and graduate high

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