Importance Of College Accomplishments

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I have a lot of people tell me that I will never make it to college. They see my grades; they see my involvement in after school activities, and then they tell me to get ready to start looking for a job in the work force because that is all I will be able to achieve. I realize that these are huge indicators for college acceptance, but I feel that I have more to prove. I have an unreleased potential that only college will be able to show me. I want the level of difficulty that college provides. I want college to knock me down a few times, to ultimately tell me to quit and that I will never make it. I'm ready for endless nights of studying, and racking my brain to memorize the formulas for that physics test that I forgot all about. But you know what, at the end of the day, I will have shown everyone that I have been able to achieve what others thought was inconceivable My main accomplishment in school would have to be my ACT practice tests. I remember taking the ACT practice test in my last year of middle school and my first year of high school, and doing pretty well. What most surprised me, however, was when I got the results back. Having scored in the top 10 percent of the nation was a shock, and really showed the unseen talent that I have. This was a key moment in my life because despite my grades.…show more content…
Every time the teacher shows a new assignment on the board, a little bomb goes off in my head and fumes start blowing out of my ears. So what I do is hold off the assignment until the end or just not end up doing the assignment at all. I know that the assignments are easy, because I always ace the assignments that I do. Being able to go to college would give me a wake up call because holding off assignments until the due date is a bad idea. Going to college for the fun of it is not a goal of mine, but rather the skills that I will acquire while there, like getting work
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