What The Best College Students Do Essay
Stories that Exemplify Discovery In the book What the Best College Students Do, Bain shares many stories that show the idea of discovery. One …show more content…
One day I just didn’t want to do an assignment for the class. So I decide I was going to tell her that football practice went over the night before. After class she pulled me out in the hallway and said “Are you serious? I know you make that excuse to all of your teachers. I wasn’t born yesterday. What happens when football is no more, what excuse are you going to make then?” I just looked down at my feet because I knew she was right. At that point I started to discover what ASL had to offer. From that point on, I took more of an interest in school and what it had to offer.
During my senior year the motivation that I used to learn and discover came from my support educator that I had junior year. She once told me that I wouldn’t be able to go to college and I would be flipping hamburger patties at a fast food restaurant for the rest of my life. I was so hurt when she said that that I decided to discover new things in the class room in order to become a better learner. I became a leader, just not on the football field, but off of it, as well. I finally realized just how much potential I really have.