Persuasive Essay: Being A Teenager Isn T Easy

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Being a teenager isn’t easy. You have a lot of things on your mind, a lot of things to worry about, a lot of things to carry and when I mean carry, I mean both physically and mentally. During the 17 years of my life that I have lived so far, I believe that I have never carried this much before. Part of it I think is because it’s senior year. Actually I think that 's the biggest reason why I feel so much pressure on my shoulders. I’m pretty sure that everyone can agree on this, especially if you’ve been through it before. I’m not talking to the adults of course because I know your lives are difficult and what not, but I’m mostly talking to the teens who are currently going through the same stage of life that I’m in right now. Now I’m not saying my life is difficult in any means because I know that I…show more content…
I mean the pressure kicks in as soon as you reach the age of 13. You 're trying to get into that big fancy private school with a castle as the cafeteria. But guess what? You’re one of those lucky kids who needs a full scholarship to attend this school and if you don’t get that scholarship... guess what? You’re not going. So I guess you start carrying things when you’re in like elementary school. You have to make sure you get a pretty good grade on all of your tests because every single point out of that 100 counts. And don’t forget the bonus points too! And then there’s the MCAS and the ISEE and you have to score high on those exams or else you won’t get into that school you like or maybe it’s your parents that like it but it doesn’t matter. But yes, the pressure is quite overwhelming. I can still remember that moment when your exam score comes in the mail. It’s been a few weeks since you have taken the test and you know the mail is coming any day now. You’re at school and you can’t think about anything else but this. Your parents probably aren’t going to listen to you and will open the mail before you come home from
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