Reflective Essay: My High School Career

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At the beginning of my high school career, I knew grades were important but, I never knew how vital until the end of my eleventh-grade year when I began "college hunting." I realized that with a low GPA nobody wants you at their university because you 're a representation of them so, when you look bad they look bad. Soon after, knowing what had to be done, I prepared myself for the final year of high school with new study habits, motivation, and a new mindset on the grades I 'll accept because I was "Passing."

In my past years, I see how I didn 't take my education seriously. One reason is I never studied for anything, even on the most prominent exams, I never thought studying would help anything especially if I didn 't understand it fully
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