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  • Personal Narrative: My Sophomore Year In High School

    In high school my most outstanding example of a time when I set an example as a student leader was my sophomore year in high school. My sophomore year of high school I was brought up to the varsity soccer team, the team that I was on was not extremely hard working and or dedicated. As a sophomore I was afraid to stand up and verbally tell the entire team that we need to step it up, or we are going to have a horrible season, so I decided to make my statement apparent by my actions. First, I started by always being the first one to every practice, putting pressure on my other teammates to do the same, in result everyone started to arrive to practice earlier. The second step I took was difficult since I was one of the youngest players and the…

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  • Sophomore Year Reflection

    Sophomore year has been an interesting year so far. The first day I walked into AP World History (aka WHAP) confident, but slightly nervous for the workload to come. It was just an intro-first day type of thing, but Chapter 1 had already been assigned. I remember thinking “All ready? It’s just the first day of school!” But of course, it was an AP class, and I was now an AP student. Chapter 1 was about twenty pages… but it was so. Much. Content. The chapter took me three hours to read and I had…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Soccer Changed My Life

    And after failing to make the soccer team my sophomore year, my race coach decided it was time to move up to something bigger and faster, we decided on dirt track racing in the stock truck division because it was different just like me. Moving up meant I had to find sponsors, my favorite sponsor happens to be the small town barbeque shack because he is a part of my community and it is incredible to feel the communities support. I also had to get to work on my truck, it was a lot of hard work and…

    Words: 640 - Pages: 3
  • Personal Narrative: My Year Of High School

    pretty good grades ranging from b’s to c’s I passed all my classes. That summer I hanged out with bad influences around me and my sophomore year I did horrible. I only passed four classes. This made me realize that I needed to make a change in my school lifestyle. My parents were disappointed in me this was one of the things that helped me change. My summer after my sophomore year something happened that changed my mindset. I decided I want to do something with life after high school but, I…

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  • Personal Narrative: Finding Myself

    In high school, I struggled to find myself. I struggled to find what I was good at, and what I loved to do. My first two years, I had convinced myself that I was an athlete. I dedicated a majority of my time to practicing volleyball and softball, only two realize at the end of sophomore year, I was not playing to please myself. I was playing to maintain the illusion that this was something I wanted since I had been playing for 12 years. I was afraid of change, I was afraid of letting anyone…

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  • Personal Narrative: Lessons Learned From Failure In College

    College Essay 2. The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? A time I experienced failure was my junior year of high school. It was a time of change. A time where I began to look at colleges. For me I saw it as a chance at redemption. I was looking at being at the top of my game this school year after a lackluster spring semester during my…

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  • Indiana Student Council

    committee has been life-changing thus far, in a similar SLI, or Student Leadership Institute, was this past summer. This picture of my family from SLI symbolizes the changes I have made as a camper, as a leader, as a person. Many students have the wrong perceptions of student council: it is for popular kids, it looks good on a college resume, the student body does not care about me. I was not the class president, the star athlete, or even popular. I once fell victims to these beliefs. I ran for…

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  • Purpose And Benefits Of A Career Map

    While you were in Introduction to Business, you made a career map, and it mapped out all the Marketing courses you planned on taking the four years on campus and you even set goals for yourself in Marketing. However, by Spring of your sophomore year, you decide that Marketing just is not for you, and you want to switch your major to Accounting. Now that you have switched your major, your career map will not match up with the courses that you are now required to take. If changes occur, it is…

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  • Alarm Clock Observation

    My alarm clock sounded, I opened my eyes, and sophomore year of high school began. I accomplished the Herculean effort of dragging myself to the shower, completed my routine, and drove to my high school. The first three classes ended and my teachers and the subjects they taught began the morning perfectly. I arrived at my fourth period history class which included a new teacher named Jordan Thompson and the drama that came with him. Whenever a new teacher began at my high school, gossip fills…

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  • Maquoketa High School Narrative

    moved here in 2012, was a small quiet town and although that is something that I now I know it is also so much more. I was in middle-school when I first came but it was in high school that I truly grew to appreciate the wonderful community. My first year of high school was certainly unnerving, although I had previously attended an elementary and middle school that were more than double its size it still held an allure of suspense over what may soon come. My freshman year was admittedly,…

    Words: 576 - Pages: 3
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