Personal Narrative: An Alternative High School

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Yes. I graduated from the Texans Can Academy, an alternative high school for at-risk students. My level of preparation upon graduation was subpar. Since college was never part of my plans I never took an SAT or ACT. Throughout high school I was learning a foreign language and adapting to a new culture all while learning the required material in grade school. My course and background gave me a substantial disadvantage and I often fell behind. When I graduated high school I decided to give college an initial try but I did not do so well and I had to pause my studies to rethink my course. One of my biggest deterrents was my uncertain future in America. When the opportunity came I enrolled at the University of Texas at Dallas and finished my bachelor 's
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