Turning the page in life
College is new chapter in life, a time to push forward and accomplish something great that will make me and everyone else who attends to succeed into being a stronger, wiser and more knowledgeable figure to themselves and to the world of opportunities that our great nation of the United States of America gives to us as a citizen. This is no longer a game; this is the real deal, “the Big Time” as I like to call it. There are many reasons why I am attending college and that is to make myself a stronger, smarter and more dependant person for myself.
Everyone knows that college is not just a breeze that you can simply walk through. My whole view as a teenager going through high school was that it was joke and I never dedicated myself for any assignment, test, you name it I simply was a procrastinating slacker that liked to stay up late every school night and play call of duty until I passed out. Waking up the next day to find myself late for school and one cigarette left in my pack. Senior year was a very easy time for me since all I did was party and wait for the next party, while everyone else was dedicated to completing assignments and studying for the next big test. I always told myself “I will do better next year and try this time to succeed” let’s just say it rarely ever happened besides my accomplishments in my sports. There was always a constant vibe of disappointment from my father during all of my high school career, basically because I never tried for anything and he always knew I could do better, he has always had faith in me that I could do my best but somehow I would always find a way to let him down which in the end cause a very strong conflict between both of us.
So now what do I do? I am eighteen years old, a high school graduate and still working at the same old everyday burger joint flipping meat until my hand cramps up. I have made a very mature decision that I will go on to college and try to start over new, make...