My First Year In High School

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Over a long period of time, I didn’t realize how serious high school meant before heading to college. My older brother didn’t do well in high school and he was the only person to look up to at the time. While attending elementary learning the basics came to me gradually and as each year passed by I was more interested in why my older brother attended a different school at a certain age/grade. My first year in middle school as an experience as a whole wasn’t what my older brother described and I expected the same for high school. My older brother did graduate high school but didn’t take the measures to attend a university or community college. As of today I continue to tell myself “A first generation doesn’t have to mean that you 're always the first” not knowing much about my relatives and grandparents I’d expect all the help from my older brother, but with what I have learned from the help he has provided I didn’t know where else to go. Graduating middle school opened up my vision to do more in the future and surpass what my brother didn’t do, but it also put pressure on me to show my younger siblings how important education can be. My first year in high school was as regular as any freshman should be having, during this year I planned my goals and future classes to finish my A-G requirements that are needed to attend a four/ two-year university. AVID which is a college prep class showed me that there 's more than receiving a diploma such as an ACT and SAT to have

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