How To Write An Essay About My High School Experience

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The high school experience. Something that almost everyone has to go through. The five years that completely changed my life. High school could be the best five years of your life or the most disconsolate. What you do during these five years could ultimately shape the rest of your life. My high school experience was very different compared to some of my peers. This wasn’t because we had different classes or were taught by different teachers, but rather because we had different friends and participated in different recreational activities. Most people think that the majority of what you learn in high school is academic, but for me it was so much more.

One of the biggest lessons I learnt was that you need to choose your friends very wisely. I also learnt that the friends you entered high school with wouldn’t necessarily be the ones you were hugging on the last day. I had genuinely thought that the people I considered to be my best friends in Grade Nine would still be my best friends when we said goodbye to the beige brick walls that is Beaulieu College. However, I was completely wrong. I was so fixated into being friends with everyone that I didn’t choose my friends
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I had always wondered how it must feel to have friends that care so much, they would drop everything just to come and help you. However, after months of searching my three best friends showed me what true friendship was. One of the most important male figures in my life taught me that what is yours will find you and that life gets a lot more beautiful when you start living for yourself. This really helped to shape me into the person that I am today because I no longer seek approval from anyone but myself. That piece of advice is what made the last two years of my high school career nothing short of
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