College Admissions Essay: Growing Together

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Growing Together
A lot of people end up in situations that they never thought they would find themselves facing. For example, I never thought that I would get pregnant at eighteen years old. Me being a college freshman at the time, having a baby wasn’t in my plans at all. After experiencing all the changes that happened in those nine months, I can say that dealing with pregnancy at such a young age is pretty life changing. Though I am thankful for everything that has happened to me in my life. I believe that everything happens for a reason.
Accepting that the life I was used to living wasn’t ever going to be the same anymore was actually quite depressing at first. All I could think about was everything I wasn’t going to be able to do anymore, no more staying out late, no more spontaneous concert trips, no more being careless and reckless. What made my situation a little less depressing was that I wasn’t alone. I am very fortunate to have had such a hardworking, loving, caring boyfriend that has never left my side. We both had to accept that our careless actions resulted in the creation of a tiny human life. A tiny human life that we would now be responsible of.
Taking responsibility for our actions was now the main task at hand. First responsibility was to provide a better home for our baby. Me and my boyfriend lived in a small
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I have mentally grown so much as a person in such a short period of time. From finding a home to share with my soon to be family of three, keeping up with school, and preparing myself for the beauty and struggles of motherhood, every step of the way has made me a better, stronger person. Never would I have thought my life would end up the way it did but in all honesty I wouldn’t change a thing about it now. I am more responsible, open minded and accepting of how life works then ever before. Though it wasn’t my original plan, I am still thankful for everything that has happened in
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