After that semester, I joined the tennis team at our high school, and during that semester I was more focused, and put way more effort into my classes. I remember staying up at night to finish my geometry homework, writing a paper about the book Big Fish for my language arts class, and studying for vocabulary tests. At the end of that semester, I was able to finish strong.
In my sophomore year, I continued to do well in my classes, and always made sure I gave it my best effort, by doing all the assignments required. I remember being the only to pass tests in my math class, and there would be days where my classmates would receive time in class to correct their tests, and I would work on problems for the next chapter. My sophomore year continued to go well, but the workload of AP US History got to me and I was unable to finish strong. Going into junior year, I continued to do well; however, it