Reflection On A Personal Experience Of College Life

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A personal experience for me would be finding out that I might not graduate the year I was supposed to. Both my parents come from the Caribbean island, they didn’t get the liberty of attending school for free so both my mom and dad struggled to go to school, unfortunately only my father graduated from high school and went to college my mom got pregnant her senior year of high school and was unable to afford to stay in school. Her life was put on pause because now she has a child to care for, my father on the other had to drop out of college in order to help my mom. Sorrowfully neither of my parents got to finish school, listening to them tell me stories on how much they struggled to get through school and still not finish, made me want to work even harder to graduate. All of my older sibling have graduated high school and went to college, I want to do the same and make my mom and dad proud.…show more content…
The day I found out that I might not graduate the year I was supposed to made my stomach turn, I knew I let down everybody, all I wanted to do was cry and hide for the rest of my life. I felt like I had a million little rocks sitting in my stomach, I had no idea how I was going to tell my family that I might not graduate. Feeling hopeless and scared I knew I had to find a way to fix this, after doing some research I found a program called Penn foster that gives you a second chance at graduating. I was relieved that I had one more shot at graduating, I finally told my mom and dad about me failing school and that there was a way of fixing my situation. Now I really had to get my head in the game and
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