Personal Narrative: AP Physics Mechanics

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While taking AP Physics Mechanics, I had a teacher who taught strategically, leaving out critical information that would be on an assessment so he could teach it after people fail. After bringing most of the class down to a 50 percent average, I began to panic. I couldn’t believe that I was so behind; therefore, I decided to meet with my teacher, not asking for pity but for tips on how to prepare for these seemingly impossible tests. He confessed he is full of tricks, so I developed a coping method. I perceived the class as a game where I jump over every hurdle to win. By studying a chapter ahead for every test, I challenged him to fail me. My struggles metamorphosed into a friendship, teaching me to change my perspective on a tough situation
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