Example Of Narrative Essay On My College Life

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In the past 19 years of my life, I have never had to fix anything major by myself that came across my way without the help of my parents. My parents have always worked their hearts out in order for my brother and I to come to the United States in order for us to have a better life than the one we had in Iraq. I did come over hurdles in life, but I was only able to cross them because of my parents’ support. I was dependent on them, but all that changed once I started attending college. I was stranded in this new town without any strings that tied me to people. One incident fully My first quarter at my second choice university went somewhat well. I made choices that affected my first-year experience at UC Irvine. My stubbornness could not accept the fact of being rejected by my first choice university, UC Davis. It was even harder to accept that my twin brother and I were going our separate ways for the first time. I moved south and my brother moved north from where we lived.
Except he was only an hour and a half away from home.
As winter break approached, I was living as an independent person. I moved out from a room with a family that I rented out to a studio of my own. I started cooking for myself, organizing my time wisely, and making most of my decisions on my own. During winter break, I
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I had a flat tire. At that moment, my heart fell to my stomach and I couldn’t swallow the thought. I wished I was home with family. I examined it to make sure that I was not hallucinating or anything, but my eyes were not failing me. My first reaction was to cry, but I couldn’t cry even if I tried forcing the tears out. I fake cried without tears because it seemed the right thing to do (not at all). I didn’t know what to do. I went back to reality and realized I was soaked by the rain without realizing it. I say. back in my car and did not know what to do. I looked at the time and, it was 6:45

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