College Admissions Essay: The Promise That Changed My Life

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I use to think that the only thing keeping me and my dreams apart was a promise I made to myself a long time ago and that was “to be successful”. I made this promise when I was 16 and prolonged it until I became 26, I am now 30 years of age and am here to tell you about that promise that might have just changed my life. It all started on my first day in college when my promise became a process because we all know to get what you want in life you have to work for it and that is want I intended to do but for every story there is always that one person to tell you that your dreams are unachievable, an antagonist is what they are, and in this story my antagonist is a girl named Paige Wilcox. Paige was my roommate at the time and she was interesting…show more content…
As I am in the shower I go over my schedule for the day, first find a dorm, second find my classes, and third pack for dorm. Pretty brief schedule. I turn off the shower and walk back into my room to get ready until I look at the clock and it says 9:15am and I suddenly freak out because my first class starts at 7 so I hurriedly get dressed and grab a banana for breakfast then head for the door.

“Excuse me, but who are you?” Some man says.

“I…I am Anastasia I…um…I have this class at 9 till 10 today” I stammer. Everyone is looking at me as if I just yelled bomb at an airport. I am sweating up a river.

“Ahh yes Anastasia you 're late please have a seat. I am Professor Gland.” I shake his hand and hurry to my seat.

It is now 10:30 and I am just now heading to my next class because I had to stay in for Professor Gland an extra 30 minutes because I was late. My next class is the class I’ve been waiting for all day “Journalism”, I can’t wait. As I walk into the class I see everyone standing on the side on the class so I sneak over to join.

“This is weird” I think to myself. “Why are we lined on the wall and where is the
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