Personal Narrative: The Prospect Into A Busyy High School

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1. How will you fit The Prospect into your busy high school schedule? When will you do your assignments, and how will you complete your TP work on a particularly busy week?
I'd like to say that I'm naturally adaptive to time-crunch situations. In junior year, I took on two internships that both had scheduled meetings, work agendas, and time-consuming projects. I, of course, had to manage them with precise dates and times in order to make sure that tasks were being completed in a timely manner. I would set aside an hour for each internship, and get my work done in that set hour. I pushed myself to complete most, if not all, of the work assigned to me. If anything else wasn't completed, I was set aside another half hour the following day to finish it up. I’m going to treat this internship just as I did with the two previous. I think of my previous internships and The Prospect internship as a priority, and strive to fulfill the
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The difference is that they were given opportunities to study abroad in America from their home country of Malaysia. Their government paid for a majority of their expenses, while they performed work-study programs in their separate schools. Neither of them knew what the FAFSA form was, how to apply to national scholarships in America, or what the Common Application interface looked like by the time I asked in my second year in high school. It was websites and online forums, such as The Prospect, that slowly began educating my parents and myself on the college scene. Coupled with a few seminars to educate themselves on the factors going into attending a university as an American citizen, my parents and I scoped blogs for as much information on college life—academically and emotionally (Where do I want to go? How far?). It’s websites like The Prospect that my parent’s and my life easier as we approach college

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