Example Of A Personal Narrative Essay On Preschool

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I went to preschool a couple of days a week. I don’t remember a lot when I was there. I do remember it had a large playground that I loved to run around in. My grandmother would come stay at our house Monday through Friday to take care of my sister and I when my parents were at work. We were very lucky to have her; she was like my second mother. She was an amazing woman, very caring like my mother; she would give you the shirt off her back. She loved to feed people and loved doing laundry. At one point my mom tried to hide the laundry so she wouldn’t do it. She would iron our bed sheets and make sure everything was neatly folded. I lost her about 3 years ago, she passed very peacefully. I find comfort in that but miss her so much.

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That year I was finally diagnosed with a learning disability. I always knew something wasn’t right and I took the step to figure out what it was. Once I got help and took the appropriate steps it was like another world. All of sudden I started to excel in school without a constant struggle. My first semester I managed a 4.0 GPA. It was a complete change that it was almost unbelievable. I started looking into nursing school, but there was no easy choice as a transfer student. My previous grades were not an adequate reflection of my true abilities, but it was too late for that, I could only keep improving. I applied to Salem state nursing program. I was finally excited that it felt right, like I was making the right choice. My mom and I met with an advisor at Salem state. I will never forget that day. The advisor sat across from me and was looking through my transcripts. She looked at me and said no nursing school would ever consider you with these grades, have you thought about any other options. I started crying because I felt so defeated. I finally found the courage to start on this new journey and this woman completely tore me down. I left that day feeling defeated. My mom told me not give up and we started looking at other options. I didn’t want to stay at community college because I felt like that had bad raps, like you weren’t good enough to go …show more content…
One of my friends introduced us. He lived in Rhode Island with his family. He was older than me and not in school. Instantly we hit it off, I felt like I knew him my whole life. Conversation was easy and it just came naturally. We started dating my end of freshman year. When I went home for the summer it was difficult to have a long-term relationship. He came to visit me in MA a couple of times during the summer and met my family. They all loved him as much as I did. We spent the next year in Rhode Island together and another summer in different states. When I moved back to school my junior year he knew my feelings on school and supported me. It was hard to leave him in Rhode Island when I decided to move home. After a couple of months Chris decided to move in with his uncle in MA to be closer to me. My family welcomed him in and enjoyed his company. He started coming over more and started spending nights at my house. My parents were completely ok with it; we have mutual respect for each other and respectful in their house that they were ok with him staying. Chris got a job here and we fell into a comfortable pattern. After about a year Chris moved in with my parents and I. Christopher is my best friend. He makes me laugh and makes me want to be a better person. He encourages me to follow my dreams and is right next me every step of the way. We can spend a night sitting on the couch doing nothing and we still

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