Essay About Senior High School

  • Senior Year Of High School

    This was it: senior year of high school. I had become one of the most popular girls in the school and planned to end my high school career with a bang. All I had to do was get through one more year without anyone knowing my secret. I had come this far, surely I could continue with this secret until June, right? I waltzed into my English class, ready for day one. Then, it happened: Dr. Linda Gilliam walked into the room. All the students hated her and I was no exception. She was a tough one

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  • An Active Senior Student Of High School

    An active senior student of high school will often find them self trapped in a dilemma of anxiety, as they don’t have long before they undergo a huge transition. Students who plan to go directly to college find them self confused on what to expect from college, and what college will expect from them! Senior year of high school, when friends prepare to leave friends behind, and enter what seems like an entirely different reality. While these two education systems have their similarities, they have

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  • Graduation Speech : Senior At Harlingen High School

    achieve it and greater situations, I have turned that dream into a life goal. Currently I participate in many extra-curricular activities and set my academics to a high standard, to further enhance my opportunity to reach my goal. As a senior at Harlingen High School, I have achieved great accomplishments here on campus. New to this school as a sophomore, my GPA was low and I was not eligible to be in my class’s top ten percent. However, having my goal set during that time, I had the motivation to

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  • Graduation Speech : High School Seniors

    "I can 't wait to move out”, a popular phrase among high school seniors. In comparison to any other CSU in California, attending Sacramento State gave me the option to commute. Once given options, its required to critically think upon a decision. I had an important decision to make the last semester of high school; moving out or commuting to school. More often moving out can be seen as the most adventurous and exciting thing for many students; however, its shortly overshadowed by its reality. College

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  • Picture Senior Year Of High School

    Picture senior year of high school – all the graduating students are beginning to discuss where they plan on going the following year, and what exactly they want to do. Just like all the others, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted, too. My family and I thought it through exhaustively, or so I thought. I visited several different campuses in a few different states. I had studied the extent of many different majors, I considered many backup options, and I questioned what I thought I would enjoy

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    Introduction Some friendships last while others diminish and fade away with time. My senior year of high school was when I lost my best friend of four years due to miscommunication and false rumors that were spread during our time as football managers. To have a successful friendship you have to recognize what it takes to have a successful friendship; communication, loyalty, honesty, and the freedom to be yourself. When you work on communicating within the friendship even during the tough times,

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    Your senior year of high school can be extremely stressful, from keeping up with class assignments to preparing for the next immense phase of your life, college. Preparation for college comes with a lot of important decisions. Deciding where you want to attend and how you’re going to finance the cost, are only a couple of questions that have to be answered. All of this can be tremendously difficult and overwhelming to students who have no clue where to start. Ms. Phoebe Smith set out to make a change

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    do in a career since I was in junior high. I began my path, focusing on nursing in high school. My senior year of high school, I achieved the goal of getting my CNA. Since achieving that goal, I felt that this was not a good fit for me. Having the hands on experience was something I did not like very much, and I knew that I belonged to a different career path. However, I still really wanted to help people, but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. In high school, I had a lot of friends who went through

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  • My Senior Year At High School

    Over the course of my senior year in high school, I was in a constant state of contemplation over which college to attend. As I conversed with friends who were dead set on a certain school, I couldn’t help but wonder what made it the “perfect” one for them. Despite the confusion and amount of time it took to reach a decision, the journey that has led me to this point has been worth it. Concordia University Irvine stood out in several components including academics, religion, and athletics. Although

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    We have all heard stories of terrible teachers at some point or another. Now I have another one for you. My senior year of high school I decided to take yearbook. I was good friends with the editor and chief beforehand and I thought it would be a fun class to take at the time. The year started out good in the class but as the work load got heavier tension started to build in the class. My good friend and the editor and chief began to behave in a rude manner and was hostile towards the class that

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  • Graduation Speech : High School Seniors

    Congratulations high school seniors! You’re about to enter a higher education experience. If you want to be successful in college, you must expect big things about what’s going on and how this place works. On your first day, you’re about to enter an exciting and deeply enriching chapter of your lives. One that will expose both of you to different perspectives, challenge the way you see the world, make you ask some really tough questions and basically help you unlock the mystery of who you really

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  • Senior Year Of High School

    Senior Year My greatest memory so far in my eighteen years of being on this earth is without a doubt my senior year of high school. It was absolutely unforgettable. My senior year as a whole (which was just last year) was the most fun I’ve ever had in my life and the happiest I have ever been. When I was a chubby little freshman with glasses I thought to myself that high school would be one of the longest time periods of my life and that four years would feel like forty years

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    It was my first paper of my senior year of high school, and I was writing it for a teacher that was very intimidating. Other students had told me that if you didn’t sit right, talk right, and have perfect grammar that Mrs. King, the English teacher, would tear me apart and fail me. Since I was intimidated by her I wanted to write a paper that would blow her away. I wanted to get on her good side so that she wouldn’t tear me apart and fail me, like I believed she would. The topic of the paper she

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  • Senior Year Is An Important Milestone For American High School Students

    Senior year is an important milestone for American high school students, as it serves as a transitionary period in a young adult’s life as they move from adolescence into maturity. During this key point in life, teenagers are growing more independent as they begin to make major decisions, the repercussions of such choices may follow them for the rest of their life. One of the foremost selections a student will make in their senior year is whether or not to seek out a secondary education beyond a

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  • The Documentary : High School Seniors

    The documentary begins with high school seniors receiving their acceptance letters from various colleges and showing their diverse reactions. The responses vary from crying tears of joy, to jumping up and down and screaming. The families around these students would join in the excitement to celebrate the big step towards their new chapter in life. Most of the reactions show just how emotional this time was for the whole family. The documentary then jumps straight to showing welcome weeks that all

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  • Should Students Be Allowed For Skip Senior Year Of High School?

    “Should Students Be Allowed to Skip Senior Year of High School?”, she discusses the options that seniors have when it comes to attending their senior year. She states that although most students attend all four years of their high school, many do not utilize this last year to its full capability. Firstly, she finds that many seniors do not care about their education during their last year and they can be incredibly unproductive. Secondly, she notes that many seniors have a schedule that contains few

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  • My Senior Year Of High School Baseball

    What I was looking forward to doing my senior year, was leading my team as a senior to the best we could be. I was working harder than I ever had all winter long leading up to this. I had one goal that I did not see happen any of my four years there, which was getting to the state championship. There were a lot of things that had to go right for this to happen. The team had to be good, they had to work hard every day, they had to win districts, they had to win regional’s, and the most importantly

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  • My Senior Year At High School

    One day, my senior year in high school, we were handed three different narratives prompts. The rules were simple pick one of the prompts and write about it. Easy right? At the time, the prompt that stood out to me the most was, “think of a time when you taught someone something important.” I pondered the topic for sometime and what finally popped into my head was a great experience when I was in the seventh grade. In one of my classes there was an autistic kid, and I had the fulfilling privilege

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    Mary did you know that at the end of my senior year of high school I counted the number of books I read? Maybe we are more similar than I anticipated, you and I. While you read 60 I discovered I had read 457 books during my senior year, more than one a day. I would get lost in the stories and while other teenagers would go to a football game I much preferred to sit only love seat in the corner of my room and read about one. There’s something all consuming about a well written book where you feel

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  • Community Service Should Be Implemented For High School Seniors

    opportunity for anyone to be involved in the community. Seniors in high school should participate in community service. Community services is not a job, but a way of getting involved in the community and helping out at local businesses, non-profit organizations, etc. Community service is not limited to a specific area, so any student can go volunteer according to what suits them best. Community service  need to be implemented for high school seniors. Seniors should understand that community service is a useful

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    My senior year in high school I played in one of the most important basketball games of my life. The south state championship game between Wayne County and West Jones was the biggest rivalry game ever. There were so many feelings of emotions running through my veins. Nervousness, fear, and relief were just some of the many feelings that I felt throughout the entire game. As many people know Wayne County and West Jones playing each other in any sport has always been one to remember, and as always

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  • The College Admissions Process Is Becoming A Time Of Stress For High School Seniors

    The college admissions process is becoming a time of stress for high school seniors. In addition to senior year school work, the countless deadlines, paperwork, applications, and college visits can create a hectic schedule for students applying to college. With an Early Decision (ED) application, students may apply to universities with a binding decision, and receive a response much sooner than regular decision applications. Tufts University, which has two separate ED application deadlines, should

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    enrolled in advanced placement and honor classes all four years of high school. And even though I only needed two important classes my senior year I decided to take challenging classes such as advanced placement biology and physics. I graduated with a 4.04 GPA and ranked 10 out of 337 students. I earned awards such as the Biliteracy Award for demonstrating excellence in English and in a language other than English (Spanish) and High Honors for maintaining a GPA of 3.5 and above all four years. My hard

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  • I Am A Senior At Waimea High School

    Currently, I am a senior at Waimea High School, who is very eager to graduate. I have attended Waimea High School since I was a freshman. Last school year, I ended the year with a GPA of 3.8. I hoped for a 4.0 but fell a little short. I also received an award for academic excellence. I was on the girls varsity softball team for two years, but decided to take a year off and focus on school more. I am also in the National Spanish Honor Society. If I could do my high school year all over again

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  • Bullying At Meadville Area Senior High School

    Many schools and communities have taken actions to prevent bullying from occurring. They have teamed up with the local media outlets to run stories on the effects of being bullied and what the consequences of a being a bully are. Some schools have created programs for students who are at risk for being a bully due to feeling out of place and not having the social skills to form friendships. They have trained student leaders that go into the student body and befriend the students that are socially

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  • Future Aspiration Of High School Seniors

    Life after High School This investigation was to find the change in future aspiration of high school seniors in the US after 9/11. The suggestion was that the economic impact of the attack would cause fewer childten to have the means to enroll in college. However some where divided on the impact it would have on enlistment as wether it would increase due to patriotistic sentiment or decrease with them rise in probability of actual engagement. An unidentified polling organization arranged to

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  • My Senior Year At High School

    The beginning of my senior year in high school, and I 'm so excited for football season to come. Everyday in the summer, I put all I had onto the field and in the weight room. I knew this was my year for me to prove to college scouts what I could do. After school, I always went to my girlfriends house. We made a beautiful, brown-eyed, curly hair, and fat baby girl. Her name is Myricall Grace Hughes, I gave her the nickname Fatty. Everyday after school I would go visit Myricall and my

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  • My Senior Year At Kamiak High School

    hands from trying to look for answers. Answers of why did he do it? Why did it have to be her? This event had unquestionably took me to disbelief, especially since I was only a few blocks away. I was in the getting ready of starting my senior year at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo. Trying to make understand of what happened, just could not process within me. This was not supposed to happen. It is the things that you least expect that hits you the hardest. This makes me see everything in life so different

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  • My Hypothetical Class Is A Creative Writing Class For High School Seniors

    class for high school seniors (17-18 years old) and there are fourteen students in the class. The class has a good grasp on writing poetry, minimal experience writing non-fiction and fiction stories with and without dialogue, and are extremely comfortable sharing their pieces with me (the teacher) and their classmates. They do not however, have experience with merging fiction and non-fiction, so that is a major accomplishment goal with this piece. Right now it is April (mostly through the school year)

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    year of high school, my AP United States history teacher showed us a video about 4 Chinese students that had to take a college placement test. This video was enlightening because I had just received my ACT scores back and I had done better than I had expected to do. I did not think about this video again until February of my senior year when I had a Chinese exchange student come and stay with me. Her American name was Tiffany and she was a sophomore at Jian Ping High School, an elite school in the

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  • The Senior Year Of High School

    To Which Will I be Shackled? The senior year of high school can be the most stressful, yet most important year in a student’s life. A few contributing factors to the stress of the senior year have to do with major life decisions. Choosing a career that a person can enjoy for their entire life is a huge responsibility. Choosing the correct college and major can affect the success of an individual’s career path. Another huge stress is figuring out a way to pay for college. Studies show that the

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    never imagined I would have picked to major in psychology until after my first semester of my senior year of high school. Throughout the rest of my life I was constantly changing my mind, was coincidentally put in to psychology by my counselor, and, due to my experience in JROTC, I learned the importance psychology has with soldiers thus influencing my future. From seventh grade to my senior year of high school, I was constantly changing what I wanted to do in college. I changed between wanting to be

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  • My Life After My Senior Year At Central High School

    safe landing. Imagine having to eat food that was flavorless slop, usually raw, and not fit to feed the pigs. Just imagine. That was my life a few months ago. Let me tell you how I got there and why I’m never going back. During my senior year at Central High School, I met a kid that always lingered around me and my group of friends. He invited himself into our conversations and even walked behind us in the hallways. We never paid too much attention to him, and most of the time we would tell him

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    Interview Paper When this project was introduced, I began thinking about whom I was going to interview. My senior year of high school I cadet taught at an elementary school. I was in a general education classroom that year but I was also introduced to students with special needs. There was one boy who had mild autism and I learned a whole lot from him just from working together for a few minutes each day. Since the assignment was to interview a special education teacher I emailed the teacher I

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    During my senior year of high school, my communications teacher told me that we spend more time with our teachers than we do with our own parents. This truth has stuck with me ever since. Teachers and even the peers with whom we go to school with every day have the capability of making a big impact within our lives. Many of my teachers have had a tremendous part in making me the person that I am today. A few of these teachers have had a significant impact on me personally, from encouraging me to

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  • Graduation Speech : A High School Senior

    As a high school senior, this is the first Economics class I’ve ever taken. I didn’t know what to expect at all. Talking to most of my classmates didn’t exactly help either. I’ve heard a lot of different opinion about the class, but I knew I had to experience it myself before making a judgment. Some people have told me it was a fun and interesting class while others have told me it’s the most boring class they’ve ever taken. I thought I would be able to compare this class to one of the Social Studies

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    class my senior year of high school all I could think about what fulfilling my dream of becoming a nurse and heading off to college that next year. Being away from my parents and not hearing them tell me how to do things all of the time sounded like such an amazing thing, or so I thought. All of my classmates were accepting academic and athletic scholarships to the college of their dreams but I knew that God had a different plan for my future regardless of what I thought my dreams were. School had never

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  • High School Senior Year Research Paper on Surgeons

    until the alexandrian school was created because that is where surgery was placed upon a basis of diagnostic precision. Herophilus, a greek anatomist and surgeon, was the founder of this study. Although the ancient times were some of the first civilizations that contributed to the development of modern day surgery, they were not the only ones that influenced people today. Surgery of the medieval contemporary world embraced the period from the decadence of the Alexandria school to the beginning of

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    my first Spanish class part way through the semester, then deciding to retake the class after a year was probably a mistake. Spanish wasn’t my strong suit, I never cared for learning another language, especially if it involved working. My senior year of high school was all about doing as little as possible while still maintaining a good enough grade to graduate. Spanish was challenging in the sense that I actually had to work for my grade and participate in class activities. Spanish class taught me

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  • I Attend Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School

    Dear Senator Pat Toomey, Hello, my name is Jessica Jung and I am from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. I attend Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, where we are required to take American Studies as a class in ninth grade. Recently we have started discussing the Holocaust, along with genocide and its multitude of negative effects. Genocide is a process that is established in ten stages that are easy to foretell, but not inexorable. The first stage is classification where people are distinguished into

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    The summer before my senior year of high school, I spent an unhealthy amount of time looking at college websites. It wasn’t always practical for me to tour a school I was interested in, so I would get most of my information from devouring what they put on their sites. I was so afraid that I would miss some small detail, so I looked at every tab and read every bit of information, trying to decide if the school was what I was looking for. Temple University, Clarion University, and Grove City College

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  • The Senior Year Of High School

    In the senior year of high school many students find themselves stressing over the decision of what they want to be when they grow up. There are a lot of choices that have to be made prior to graduation in order to have a well thought out plan; unfortunately, there is an abundance of pressure thrown upon high school seniors to have those life choices well thought out and made up. The most accepted way of doing things is for the student to go to college, get a degree, and become a competitor in the

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  • Graduation Speech : Senior At Harlingen High School

    dream to a life goal, now that I have the ability to achieve it and greater things. Currently I participate in many extra-curricular activities and set my academics to a high standard, so that I may have an opportunity to reach my goal. As a senior at Harlingen High School, I have achieved great things here at campus. New to this school as a sophomore, my GPA was low and I was not eligible in my class’ top 10 percent. However, having my goal set during that time, I had the motivation to better my academics

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  • Homework At High School And Senior High

    Homework In Junior and Senior High Homework has been a part of every student’s life all throughout middle school and high school, but never do people stop and think about whether homework actually helps students succeed in their academic careers or not. During high school, Teachers that have different opinions on homework, some believed the more homework the better, and others believed that the less homework students have the more they actually learn from the class. So does homework really help

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  • An Abundant Amounts Of High School Seniors

    An abundant amounts of high-school seniors do not have a clue what they are going to do with their lives, but unlike most, I have it all planned out. The very first day of my junior year began with anatomy/physiology and this is where it all started. I immediately fell in love with the human body and how it works! I knew I loved it because I would come home and spend hours and hours reading my textbook, researching, watching videos, downloading apps, and more just to learn everything I could about

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  • My Senior Year Of High School

    During my senior year of high school, I participated in an Office of Naval Research sponsored competition called SeaPerch. SeaPerch pits teams of students against each other to create a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and complete a series of underwater challenges. Every day for the majority of my senior year, I would go from school to work and then home, where I spent every moment of my free time working on my team’s ROV. Countless hours were spent devising new ideas, testing them, and watching

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  • A Student 's Senior Year Of High School

    Campus Life A student’s senior year of high school seems to be the busiest ever. Senior year comes with the task of filling out hundreds of scholarship applications, applying to any and every college, while still keeping up the attendance and grades in classes. When a student finally gets accepted to the school they want to go to, it seems that there is just even more to do. When it comes to housing at college, there are many different choices. For me, living off campus wasn’t even an

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  • My Senior Year I At The End Of High School

    something very important to me and it always will. At the end of high school I was extremely involved. I love being a part of the “behind the scenes,” so leadership was naturally my thing. My senior year I was the Student Body Treasurer, so I would talk at assemblies and I was one of the main faces of my school. The Secretary, VP, and President were also girls, and together we made a well running machine, for the most part. In one of the school newspaper articles, the student staff wrote about us and

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  • Senior Year Of High School

    “Don’t worry, your senior year is the easiest of the four” my brother insisted. “You can skip as many classes as you want, it’s like the teachers don’t even care”, Jordan said. “It’s like your grades from senior year don’t even count”, my older cousin reminded me. Going into senior year, I had so many expectations of the perfect last year of high school, based on what I was told from previous seniors. Turns out, half of what I was told was not true. Based on my previous experiences, I can say that

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  • High School : The Annual Homecoming, Football Games, And The Magical Senior Prom

    High school as everyone knows, is popularly known for the annual homecoming, football games, and the magical senior prom. College application due dates are near, and the senior class realizes it’s time to face reality and get serious about their future. Starting a new chapter and entering a different atmosphere, which every high school senior has to make. Having some kind of support gives a person on how two difference places that we all spend our time at, have a lot of different aspects but still

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