Your search returned over 400 essays for "junior year"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

My Sophomore And Junior Year Of College

- Have you withdrawn from any courses. If yes, please explain the circumstances. During my sophomore and junior year of college, I had to withdraw from Organic Chemistry I lab and Physics I lecture. My sophomore and junior year were a reflection of me trying to balance more advanced courses. Withdrawing from those courses was strictly based solely on my abilities as well as me being worried about not retaining any of the information from those specific subjects. Not only that, I was concerned about how my grades, in those classes, would affect my GPA....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Medical school, Health care]

Better Essays
1396 words | (4 pages) | Preview

My First Day Of My Junior Year

- Sitting in first period on the first day of my junior year, the teacher is giving the class a lecture on the real world outside of high school he explained that you have to actually put forth effort to achieve something that you desire. In the past year of high school, I put forth hardly any effort, still managing to pass, but not happy with the grades and realizing that what this teacher was saying might be true. After the first day of junior year I began to apply myself and one year later, sitting in all college classes preparing to achieve these goals once again made me realize this was the academic turning point in my life....   [tags: High school, Learning, College, Secondary school]

Better Essays
795 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Personal Narrative : My Sister 's Junior Year

- The end of my sister 's junior year, our mother strived to push her into performing Colorguard. My sister did not want to do it by herself, and I was in eighth grade at the time about to graduate. As soon as I graduated my mother said, "You are going to do Colorguard with your sister.” Oh, boy, did I cry, I cried the day she took me to audition until the day it was over. Her reason she says, “You and your sister need to be more productive instead of sitting on your butts every day.” She used to be a Colorguard Patriot herself, and I think that is her real intentions for pushing us into Colorguard....   [tags: Teacher, Education, The Band, School]

Better Essays
818 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Obstacles of Junior Year Gave me the Keys for a Successful Future

- It’s very surprising to be honest. If I rewind my life to the very beginning of junior year, I would have never suspected that I would encounter multiple hardships one after another, each excessively worse than the last. Yes, junior year was extremely tough domestically and socially but little did I know that my horrid problems at home would affect me academically. Undeniably it was my will power and my strong belief in never giving up which steered my grades and my life to the straight path and made me realize that mistakes happen in life for a reason, they happen so we can learn from them, so we can share our story with others and help them avoid the hardships we encountered....   [tags: obstacles, ]

Better Essays
830 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

The Greatest Challenge Of Depression During My Junior Year Of High School

- The greatest challenge I faced was depression during my junior year of high school. Little did I know that my life will become a roller coaster, and if I did not hold on tight enough I will fall. I was just starting college classes at the University of Minnesota even though I was just a high school student. I remembered the anxiety and excitement of this turning point in my life, but that was not the only change. A month before school starts my dad left and my mom was only seven months pregnant....   [tags: High school, College, Mother, Grammar school]

Better Essays
711 words | (2 pages) | Preview

I Was A Gym Class My Junior Year At Sherman Senior High School

- I was in gym class my junior year at Sherman Senior High School when my gym teacher Mr. Jones suggested that we go outside and play softball. The sun was shining bright and there was no rain in sight. When we opened the door to step outside, I could smell the fresh cut grass, and see a few of the remaining mud holes on the ground just as they were almost all dried up. The dark chocolate watery looking mud holes were halfway across the concrete parking lot with a glare beaming down from the sun. We made it to the field and I noticed that it was still slightly muddy from the rain we had gotten the night before and the sun was working its powers to dry it all up....   [tags: Game, Play, Softball, Baseball]

Better Essays
846 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

Graduation Speech : My Sister 's Junior Year Of College

- In the spring of my sister’s junior year of college, she had the chance to study abroad in Bath, England. At the time, I was 16 years old, and this would be the first time in my life to travel to Europe. Since that excursion, I have been fascinated with traveling. I watched my sister; over the course of a semester assimilate into a new culture, with a new sense of independence and a wealth of knowledge. The experiences she was offered, and the opportunities she sought out sculpted her not only as a student, but also as a person....   [tags: South Africa, Africa, Political science, Racism]

Strong Essays
783 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

My Life After My Junior Year Of High School

- Upon entering my junior year of high school, I knew that it was coming, the time to decide where I would be attending college in the pursuit of a degree that would hopefully help me wind up in a career. I had a few ideas, Ohio State was almost always the top of my list, simply because I could not get enough of cheering for the Scarlet and Grey on Saturday afternoons, rooting against that team up north, and knowing nothing about any other college. However, once I began to actually think about what I wanted to do with my life after college, I realized that I needed to know what I wanted to do, what I wanted to study, not just what team I wanted to cheer for in the Fall....   [tags: Family, Need, Ohio Turnpike, High school]

Strong Essays
1781 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

My Belief Of God By My Junior And Senior Year

- My belief in God was fading to nearly nothing by my junior and senior year. I was a jerk to most people around me, and I started to change that going into my junior year. I became a much kinder person. I was always cocky and began to be humbler and kinder to everyone around me. Upon realizing that I could do this without religion I believed that morality was all relative. I thought that everyone has a natural sense of what is right and wrong, and being a good person had nothing to do with religion....   [tags: Religion, High school, Single person, Morality]

Better Essays
807 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Love and Lust in Play-By-Play, Sex without Love, and Junior Year Abroad

- Love and Lust in Play-By-Play, Sex without Love, and Junior Year Abroad      Lust is an incredibly strong feeling that can prove to be almost uncontrollable, leading it to commonly be mistaken for love. Due to the relative closeness of these emotions, both are often confused, and even when one is in love he or she does not recognize it. Many think that love just comes knocking on one's door and one will know when it does, but they don't realize that for love to occur a relationship has must be worked out....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

Better Essays
859 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

A Year Round Schooling Calendar

- High schools that have implemented a year round schooling calendar have experienced more disadvantages than advantages. The cost to put this plan in a new district is costly, there is no reported significant advancement in test scores, and it takes away a child’s summer that is used to learn some of life’s greatest lessons. YRS causes many issues with family life and a family’s budget. The biggest advantage for year round schooling has been said to be that it will keep a student from losing information over the summer....   [tags: High school, School, Year-round school, Education]

Better Essays
1061 words | (3 pages) | Preview

The Fundamental Stage Of Junior High

- During the fundamental stage of junior high. During these years a person will choose a basic “personality” which sets up the path for the next stage in your life which is high school, accordingly followed by college. We all know the stereotypes that exist in those years. Typically the “popular” kids had the power of influencing others, nevertheless they were the socially appointed leaders. Nearly anybody would acknowledge this is as peer pressure, accordingly the majority of us would follow the trends that arise from the “popular” students....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Q3, Management]

Better Essays
1887 words | (5.4 pages) | Preview

The Juxtaposition Between The Two Schools Junior

- The juxtaposition between the two schools Junior attends encapsulates the idea of materialistic White superiority. Junior starts freshman year at Wellpinit High School, a high school on the reservation. However, after a long conversation with his geometry teacher, Junior is convinced to transfer to Reardan, an all-White school off of the reservation. At Wellpinit, Junior had the same geometry textbook that his mother did (Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, 31). Contrasting this poverty, “Reardan has one of the best small schools in the state, with a computer room and huge chemistry lab and a drama club and two basketball gyms” (Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Par...   [tags: Basketball, High school, School, Education]

Better Essays
709 words | (2 pages) | Preview

Is Junior Kindergarten Necessary For The Education Of Young Minds?

- When choosing a topic to research and discuss, I wanted to research something that I wasn’t as familiar with and that would be Junior Kindergarten. I come from a small town in central South Dakota. Where I went to school, there was only Kindergarten thru 12th grade, until the year after I graduated, when a preschool program was started at the school. It wasn’t until I had come to college and started the Early Childhood Education program at South Dakota State University, that I had first heard the term “junior kindergarten.” Over the past semester in my PS1 classes, I have heard the term more often and have become more familiar with what junior kindergarten is, but yet questions still remain....   [tags: Kindergarten, Early childhood education]

Better Essays
1220 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Junior College or University?

- <p>Deciding on whether to attend a junior college or a university can be a very tough decision. Oftentimes we hear negative opinions and comments about attending a junior college instead of a university. Junior colleges are much more affordable, they have smaller classes, and they are much more convenient than universities. Through my experiences and research, I feel there are many benefits to attending a junior college. The most important benefit to attending a junior college is the financial savings....   [tags: European Literature]

Free Essays
329 words | (0.9 pages) | Preview

Junior Class President at County High

- A scream echoed through the empty hallways of County High school as we heard the news. "How did that happen?" I thought to myself. This had to have been planned out previously by someone. This event was the Student Government elections held last year, my sophomore year. I had big plans. I wanted to be the Junior Class president. Being Junior Class president is a big responsibility due to prom, concessions and other fund raisers, but I wanted the position anyway. I knew I could handle it. My mom gave me a great idea for a theme that I would carry throughout my posters, my speech and my clothing attire on Election Day....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

Strong Essays
1224 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Biography of John Fitzgerald Kennedy

- Not too long ago, the 50 year anniversary of the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy was remembered. Many historians claim that his policies were mediocre and average. But what makes Kennedy stand out among the rest of the presidents. Historians suggest that he is among the most popular presidents, if not the most popular one. So what makes Americans see Kennedy as such a memorable president. Was it his childhood and his family history. Was it the series of unfortunate events that led to his path to the presidency....   [tags: popular president, joe junior]

Powerful Essays
1571 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

Schools and Education - Junior College is the Best Option

- Junior College is the Best Option Oftentimes we hear negative opinions and comments about attending a junior college over a university. Through my experiences I feel there are many benefits in attending a junior college. The benefits I have found include: convenience, educational benefits, and financial savings. First of all, attending a junior college is convenient in many ways. For example, if a student attends a junior college there is a better chance of having someone that you know in a particular class....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

Free Essays
939 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Final Year Elective Report : Academic Year 2014

- Title: Final Year Elective Report: Academic Year 2014 to 2015 Candidate Number: 5685 Site of Elective: Accident and Emergency Department, St George’s Hospital, London Total word count: Learning Objectives 1. To be able to work as a team in a stressful situation. 2. To be able to recognize acutely sick patient Introduction St George’s Hospital is one of the main Hospital in the UK, situated at Tooting, Southwest London. It is a teaching Hospital for St George’s University of London which provides training for medical students and helping carry out medical researches....   [tags: Hospital, Physician, Myocardial infarction]

Better Essays
1603 words | (4.6 pages) | Preview

My Year Of High School

- With the many organizations I am involved in it is quite difficult to pick one that defines me, so instead of picking one of interests or talents to define myself I have chosen to use the one identity found in all of them, the one that I feel defines me. My freshman year of high school I joined the Color Guard, I had always had an interest in dance from my junior high years, but was unsure if it would be the same thing with a flag and rifle. Though I contemplated this constantly I began to learn that the combination of dance and equipment was so intriguing and difficult it was absolutely perfect for myself....   [tags: Leadership, English-language films, High school]

Better Essays
824 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

My First Year Of College

- When recent college graduates look back at their collegian experience, most claim that those four years are the best four years of their life. Many cite their social life and friends they met throughout college as the reason why those four years are the best they’ve ever had. Knowing this, I was very excited to enter college coming out of high school, thinking that the next four years are going to bring exciting new changes. Although it took me a while to realize it, college did end up being the best years of my life, but for a very different reason....   [tags: High school, College, Political science]

Better Essays
1065 words | (3 pages) | Preview

My Year Of High School

- I have also been guilty of plagiarism. I know what it feels like to be embarrassed, because of not doing the right thing; and being caught up into the web of lies over years, all because of fear. I have not always had a fear of writing though, I used to love writing. In fact, reading and writing were my best subjects in school until my junior year of high school. My junior year of high school was the year of most importance. All I had to do was pass all of my classes that year and that basically guaranteed my high school diploma....   [tags: Writing, Essay, High school, Citation]

Better Essays
1157 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

The Day Of My Senior Year

- There are numerous of things to look forward to your senior year. Freedom, early dismissal, late arrival, homecoming week, college acceptance letters, and graduation. I was always reminded to be aware of this senior disease called senioritis, a case of laziness your senior year, but I was not told to be aware of tears and torture. The first day I walked through Ridge Spring Monetta High School doors as a senior, I felt like a target. Eyes turned into laser beams straight for my heart. I was blindsided, I did not know where this hatred came from....   [tags: Democracy, Voting, High school, Crying]

Better Essays
1063 words | (3 pages) | Preview

My First Year At Ulm

- As I ponder life, I realize that change is inevitable. I can think back to one year ago, September 11, 2014. I was entering my Junior year at ULM, with only four semesters to graduate. At that point I had only been married for about two months. As I juggled work, school, and marriage, I am almost positive I was not giving any one of them the time they deserved to be successful. Many things from one year ago are the same, such as: I was a Christian, and I am still firm in my beliefs. I enjoyed exercising, and I still enjoy it today....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

Better Essays
1440 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

My Year Of High School

- People have many different friends over their lifetime, some lasting a short period while other friendships last a lifetime. From kindergarten until my junior year of college, I had one constant best friend, who will be called Shane. Shane was a great friend growing up, even though he tended to get into some trouble at times. He was a smart, happy go lucky kid who was always making people laugh and feel comfortable. I always knew that no matter what, I could count on him. When we were in high school, he started to spend time with a different group of people who made choices I did not agree with or want to be around, but we still spent time together outside of those groups....   [tags: High school, Friendship, College]

Better Essays
720 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year Of Football

- Have you ever had someone in your life that has made such an impact they have changed the way you look at life. I have. His name is Jim O’Hara but goes by O or Coach. O was my coach for my senior year of football in high school. O was hired the second semester of my junior year after the coach I had my freshman through junior year of football quit because of a better job offer. I was a nervous wreck thinking that this coach might try to actually kill me and my teammates. This all changed after the first time I met him....   [tags: English-language films, Love, Leadership]

Better Essays
1048 words | (3 pages) | Preview

My Year Of High School

- Everyday people receive news that changes their lives forever. Three months before the beginning of my junior year of high school, I was told news that would most certainly change my life forever. I was just sixteen and on my way to being a mother. Yup, that’s right, I was pregnant. When the doctor came into the room and told me that I was going to have a baby, a rush of thoughts came pouring into my head: how will my parents feel and react. What about finishing school and starting college. What am I going to do....   [tags: High school, Mother, High school diploma]

Better Essays
1188 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

My Year Of High School

- Narrative Essay Since I was in middle school I always was on honor roll, and I would dream about going to college. Once I got to my senior year of high school my dreams were starting to become my worst nightmare. I always thought that my final year of high school was supposed to be fun and enjoy the last few months I had left with friends until we graduate. During my final year of high school it was not fun and dandy like the High School Musical movies. I endured trauma of taking the ACT nine times and almost not being accepted into college....   [tags: High school, College, High School Musical, Scores]

Strong Essays
977 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

Senior Year: The Final Stretch

- Senior year is often thought of as the bridge to the unknown. It is an ample wasteland full of confusion and endless paperwork, and stress for most students (Dreis, Rehage). With all this dysfunction, often times schools forget that senior year is an essential link between child hood and the major responsibility of the future. A typical senior schedule is packed with electives with only a few minor core classes allowing students to slack through their last year no problem. This, however, does not prepare students for life....   [tags: school, education, volunteerism, internship]

Strong Essays
1395 words | (4 pages) | Preview

The Year Of High School

- The last year of high school is quite difficult not because you get loaded with homework every Friday night and especially when your friends invite you somewhere. The most difficult part of being a senior is the count down to June ninth, because after that I am on my own. I have to decide my future. All the concepts I have learned from kindergarten to twelve grade I have to decide where i take that knowledge, weather it is being a student at a university or community college, or being a worker....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Need]

Better Essays
1004 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

My Year Of High School

- In every person’s life there’s a time when their expectations are shattered and something isn’t what they thought it would be. For me, that was my junior year of high school. I was a verdant child up until that point. I never could imagine that I would be exposed to things like bullying in a personal way. I only saw the best in people which blind sighted me from the real truth. Not everyone is nice. It was a lesson that I needed to learn the hard way. It was a hard year but I can honestly saw that looking back at it, I wouldn’t change a thing....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Idea, Human]

Better Essays
1355 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

The Year Of High School

- In the beginning of my junior year of high school, one of my close friends told me she was getting confirmed at church next Sunday, completely clueless I only nodded in agreement and said that was great. When we arrived home I asked my mom what confirmation was, and she explained to me that it was the next step, or Sacrament, in a Catholic’s life where you confirm the relationship you have and want with God. In the Catholic religion, you are baptized at a young age, most of the time, before you can walk....   [tags: Eucharist, Catholic Church, Sacrament]

Better Essays
1008 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Benefits Of A Lunch Sales At The Junior High School

- Positive Roles Initiator-coordinator- About 4 years ago we were looking at ways to increase lunch sales at the junior high school, I suggested that we start a sandwich line. There was no more room to expand the cafeteria but taking a line that sold nothing but ala carte items such as water and chips and putting out some sandwiches and fruit and milk turned this line into a meal line, it increased our reimbursable meal sales by 10% that year. Moreover, we also increased second meal sales since many kids would get a sandwich to tide them over and then go through another line and buy another meal....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

Better Essays
726 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The Teacher That I Am With My Junior High Observations

- The teacher that I am with for my junior high observations is not really a veteran teacher she’s only been teaching for a little over a year. She has a business background to tie in with her teaching experience. Her main goal for the year is to try to teach the class how to act in a classroom because they can barely stand to sit still in their seats. Her main rules are: be respectful, don’t throw things, keep your hands to yourself work quietly and be prepared for class. If the students break these rules they have to write them all and a paragraph of her choosing as many times as she marks on the sheet for disciplinary assignments....   [tags: High school, Education, Secondary school]

Better Essays
1768 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

Evaluating the Safety of a Keyless Entry System at a Junior College

- The purpose of this quantitative research case study was to investigate school safety and the effects of a newly implemented keyless entry system at a junior college located in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. This chapter will contain a review of the literature pertaining to school safety that includes the following components: recent history of school safety issues, prison effect of school safety plans, keyless entry systems, and vandalizing and theft. School safety plans have had an increase in focus over the past decade due to the increase of televised coverage in mass school shootings....   [tags: weapons, violence, plan]

Strong Essays
1157 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Martin Luther King Junior : An Influential Leader

- When you think of an influential person, you might think of a leader who did something great for his country like Abraham Lincoln who abolished slavery, or someone who believed in equality like Martin Luther King junior. Some may even look up to a religious leader who taught them forgiveness and kindness like the Christian leader, Jesus Christ. These leaders all made an impact to an individual spiritually or changed their lifestyle for the better. An influential leader to me is one who challenges me for the better....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Motivation]

Better Essays
1217 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Korean Pop Idols Or Korean Slaves

- Korean Pop Idols or Korean Slaves Korean pop culture is starting to make a big impact around the world especially around the U.S. with their catchy tunes, style and how amazing the idols look and dance. Everyone believes that these idols are living the life of luxury and making money, but they are not the same as our celebrities out in the U.S. It is known to very few people that Korean artists are living under slave like contracts, that tie them into long exclusive deals with little control or financial award....   [tags: K-pop, Super Junior, SM Entertainment, Shinhwa]

Better Essays
1418 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

Choosing A Senior Year Is So Easy !

- “Your senior year is so easy!” This statement is a bunch of baloney. I heard people say it a good 20 times my junior year and I believed it—until now. Senior year is nothing but stress, homework and your mom yelling at you to finish scholarship applications. Luckily for me, I think I’m off to a pretty good start. I’ve already taken college classes, applied to many colleges, been offered scholarships, and even know what I will be majoring and minoring in. Getting prepared for college involves commitment, determination, hand cramps, a lot of tests and some tough decision making....   [tags: High school, College, SAT, School]

Better Essays
1048 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Ceasing Senior Year

- “Twelfth grade…amounts to a fidgety waiting period that practically begs for decent into debauchery and concludes in a big dumb party under a mirror ball that spins in place like the minds of those beneath it.” Essayist and novelist Walter Kirn, in his article “Class Dismissed”, uses statements such as this to attest his opinion that senior year should be removed in part—if not altogether—from the high school system. Kirn sees senior year as an unnecessary extension to the education of students when time is wasted or otherwise spent causing trouble....   [tags: pesonal reflections]

Better Essays
750 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Graduation Speech : My Senior Year

- I was born on July 22, 1994 and have grown up in Oakdale Pennsylvania. I have one older brother, who is two years older than me, and up through college lived with my two parents as well. I attended McKee Elementary, West Allegheny Middle School, and West Allegheny Senior High School, which were all public schools in the West Allegheny School District. While in school, I did a number of activities. I was very involved with band since 6th grade and chorus since 5th grade. I continued band through 10th grade, when I was forced to drop it due to schedule conflicts with additional math classes I was trying to fit in at the time....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Middle school]

Better Essays
802 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Speech About My Year As A Student

- Congratulations to the seniors of 2018. I am here to give some sort of uplifting and moving speech about my years as a student. To reflect on what I have gathered. To tell all the amazing stories that I have made so far in my life. They want you to get up, put on your best smile and tell everyone just how great life was before 18. “You want the truth. Well, here is it. Eventually, you forget it all. First, you forget everything you learned – the dates of the wars and Pythagorean theorem. You especially forget everything you didn’t really learn, but just memorized the night before....   [tags: High school, Secondary school, Middle school]

Strong Essays
1592 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year Of High School

- From the time I was in first grade all the way up to my senior year of high school I never really learned anything from my teachers. First through sixth grade I would get pulled out of class, seventh through my sophomore year of high school I was in lower level classes, and my junior and senior year teachers just flew through the material and were awful. When I was younger in first through sixth grade my education got taken away from me because of the school system. We would have to take standardized test and I would always fall behind because I don’t test well....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, Private school]

Better Essays
1047 words | (3 pages) | Preview

My Graduation Year Of High School

- Mothers’ Know Best “You’re going to end up being a teacher when you’re older,” said my mom while I was in middle school. I never believed that I would ever have the desire to want to teach children about certain subjects. In middle school, the teachers were just inconsiderate of everything that we were suppose to do not only in the classroom, but at home too and I never wanted to be someone that some people hate. Once I got to my junior year of high school I finally decided that maybe my mother is right, I think I would really love my job as a teacher, but the reasons I decided this path was a lot deeper than just my mother telling me she thought I’d make a good teacher....   [tags: Education, Teacher, High school, School]

Strong Essays
1386 words | (4 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year Of High School

- Thank god, my junior year of high school, I was able to switch out of Coconut Creek high and into Coral Springs High; A very normal high school for me- no magnet program to study so much for, a mixed student body, and actual sports teams. It was at Coral Springs High, that I actually started to have a real high school experience. Everything was going amazing. I made the varsity cheerleading team, and to stay on the team throughout the year, I had to keep my grades up, so overall my GPA did improve and my grades were better than they used to be (thank you cheerleading)....   [tags: High school, College, Sophomore, Mother]

Better Essays
1037 words | (3 pages) | Preview

My First Year Of My Life

- I was born in Juneau, Alaska. For the first year of my life I lived in a tiny cabin in the woods with plywood floors and no indoor plumbing. Even though my parents were the only ones in their families to have college degrees, they were always struggling to make ends meet. My father, a Vietnam veteran, was either unwilling or unable to hold a job for very long. Eventually my mother decided to go back to school, leaving my father to take care of my sister and me while she studied and worked. At the start of elementary school I was placed in a program for gifted students, taking special classes designed to challenge me where regular classrooms could not....   [tags: High school, College, Gifted education, Town]

Better Essays
794 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year Of High School

- I was entering my senior year of high school and I had nothing but the highest of expectations. Coming out of my junior year was a little rough because it was not my year academically or socially. So for my senior year, I vowed that I would study hard and create friendships that I knew would last a lifetime. Being a volleyball player, I started my senior year earlier because of all the workouts, practices, scrimmages, and camps. There were five seniors on the team, including me. We are all practically best friends and hung out all the time....   [tags: High school, Friendship, Academic term, Talk radio]

Better Essays
884 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

My Last Year Of High School

- School began interesting for me my last year of high school. School was always important to me, but I never had a passion for it. However, I always put myself in a position to find a passion for school. I never skipped class, I never talked back, and I did my best to stay engaged in every class at all times. A desire to succeed in school did not happen until my final year of high school. I made it my mission to do well in school even if I had not found a passion for school. With my Dyslexia and my ADD, I have always struggled in school, and still struggle in school....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Composition studies]

Better Essays
1342 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

My First Year Of Your Life

- The year you turn sixteen is supposed to be the best year of your life. It was my junior year, almost done with high school. My sixteenth birthday had just passed. I had a new mustang, a boyfriend of a year, good grades, and a great social life. Life couldn’t have been any better for me. Except my home life. I was living with my parents who had just had their 25th wedding anniversary, and my older brother. You would think my parent’s relationship would be great since they have been married 25 years....   [tags: Family, Parent, Full-time, English-language films]

Better Essays
1029 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

My First Year Of High School

- Throughout my life, I’ve always had big dreams and goals set for my life just like everyone else. I would constantly daydream and picture myself fulfilling my dreams. But, when the time came to actually plan out how I was going to reach my goal, I couldn’t figure out which path would lead me to my desired future. Every option I would contemplate on doing and try would somehow fail and crumble before my very eyes. After several attempts, I began to question if I was even good enough or qualified enough to go to college....   [tags: College, High school, Debut albums, Help]

Better Essays
884 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year Of High School

- Unlike most people who have wanted to be teachers since they were young, that was not always the case for me. Growing up, I thought I wanted to be a lawyer seeing as to how I had an older sister that always had to be right. During my junior year of high school I took AP Psychology, loved it and decided that I would be a psychologist, until my guidance counselor told me that that was a bad idea during my senior meeting. After that meeting I decided to reconsider psychology and figure out what I should be when I was older, and that’s when it clicked....   [tags: Education, High school, Teacher, Lesson plan]

Better Essays
1212 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

My Graduation Year Of High School

- My junior year of high school, I preferred to sit in the middle of my AP English Language class to avoid being called on by my teacher, Mr. Johnson. Mr. Johnson was a mature, relatively little man with an advanced vocabulary and an awkward humor. I was quite intimidated by this teacher like no other teacher. I would feel intimidated to speak or to submit my work. When I first stepped into the class, I was able to feel the high expectations towards my work once we were handed the scoring rubric for the produced in this class; I had a feeling I would be unable to meet that criteria....   [tags: Writing, Essay, Better, Writing process]

Better Essays
1045 words | (3 pages) | Preview

My Year High School Reunion

- Tomorrow is my 15-year high school reunion. So much time has passed and so much has changed. I look back on my time in high school with nostalgia and with fondness, remembering it as being the four most memorable and best years of my life, without responsibility and without worries. I look forward to the reunion, as I am excited to catch up with my old friends and see how much they have grown in the past 15 years. I want to reminisce with them and look back on our old memories, and hopefully make plans to reconnect in the future....   [tags: College, High school, Marriage]

Better Essays
1004 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

- What do the following words or phrases have in common: “the last departure,”, “final curtain,” “the end,” “darkness,” “eternal sleep”, “sweet release,” “afterlife,” and “passing over”. All, whether grim or optimistic, are synonymous with death. Death is a shared human experience. Regardless of age, gender, race, religion, health, wealth, or nationality, it is both an idea and an experience that every individual eventually must confront in the loss of others and finally face the reality of our own....   [tags: death, junior, fear, courage]

Strong Essays
1013 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Comparative Analysis on Education System Between France and the U.S.

- ... Students complete the lycée with an examination at age 18 and get a baccalauréat, which entitles them to a university admission” (Roskin 97). With this being stated, we can easily grasp the concept that being a student in America, one can effortlessly get by. On the other hand, if being a student in France, it requires a little more effort. Moreover, there are standardized exams in both France and the U.S. that a student must take when reaching the end of the high school education, in order to move forward to a University....   [tags: junior high, college, Lycée]

Term Papers
1374 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

How I Got Inducted Into The National Junior Santa Gertrudis Association ( Njsga )

- There are many moments that are considered “life changing” in my life, but there is one moment that I would consider pivotal; when I got inducted into the National Junior Santa Gertrudis Association (NJSGA) as one of their directors. Being a director means I am responsible for the cattle along with the junior members in the surrounding states. Although being a director is hard work, I enjoy the laughs and good times shared by all. Along with many cattle shows, we also have a lot of meetings to discuss how each district is doing....   [tags: Board of directors, Corporate governance]

Better Essays
1018 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

I Was A Boy When I Went Too Junior High

- I was a boy when I went too junior high. My family moved around a lot while I was growing up about five times. Now it never really bothered me much because I never felt as though I did not fit in anywhere. so when we moved to Boise, Idaho I thought it was the same. We moved to Boise at the end of my sixth grade year. My older sister with her 5 kids lived in Boise and we were going to stay with them. Now I haven’t seen my sister since I was a seven. When we arrived at the airport she was crying, tears flowed like water falls as she embraced my mom and my brother....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Secondary school]

Better Essays
1127 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

My 10th Grade Year : The End Of The First Sport

- My ninth grade year was my most action filled year of my high school time. I came in the first day seeing these massive giants with full grown beards, then there was me fourteen years old and skinny. I walked into my first period, it was team sports and I saw these gigantic men and I thought to myself, I’m going to play team sports against these guys. I was going to have a broken bone or be dead by the end of the first sport. So we all got dressed and then we walked to the gym where we found Mrs....   [tags: High school, Teacher, English-language films]

Better Essays
1152 words | (3.3 pages) | Preview

Should Adopting The British Custom Of Taking A Gap Year?

- People have been discussing if the U.S. should adopt the British custom of taking a ‘gap year” before college. (hook) The U.S. should adopt the custom of taking a gap year. (thesis) Students who take a gap year need to plan a well-educated gap year, with tons of fun. (blueprint 1) Parents and students fear that if the student takes a gap year that they will not go back to school. (blueprint 2)There are lots of benefits of a taking a gap year. (blueprint 3 There has been a lot of research of taking a gap year and how it helps with school....   [tags: College, High school, Anxiety]

Better Essays
1213 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

Graduation Speech: An Amazing Year!

- To be completely honest, at the end of my junior year, I felt ready to be up here. I watched a lot of my friends go through their senior year and felt completely prepared to move on. I could hardly stand the thought of another year at County High School, in what I thought would be stagnant water. At that point in my life, I had no idea how much I had left to learn and how much one more year at County High would mean. It ended up being, collectively, one of the most amazing experiences I have even had....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

Free Essays
399 words | (1.1 pages) | Preview

My First Year At Pennsylvania State University

- In August of 2009 I started my first year of what I would call the rest of my life. I say this not because my experience before that time was meaningless, but because it wasn’t until college when I started learning who I was and my potential for success. During my four year tenure, there are many fond memories as there are challenging moments that have made me the person I am today. Although I strive to continually learn new information each day, I can say the time I spent at Missouri State University was well worth the time, energy, and financial loss....   [tags: University, High school, Student, Education]

Better Essays
1858 words | (5.3 pages) | Preview

My First Day Of My Freshman Year

- Dania Fadel Block:7 Junior varsity...Whatt?. On the first day of my freshman year I met my friend Elizabeth...I could 've sworn her name was Elizabeth, she looked like and Elizabeth but her name was Isabella which only took me two weeks to get. It didn 't take long before our friendship got a lot stronger and we soon began to do everything together- homework, shopping, and even sports. Badminton, a sport I have never played but have seen people play it....   [tags: Debut albums, English-language films, Game, Play]

Better Essays
934 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

Elections in the Year 2029

- Elections in the Year 2029 It's not every day that I wake up in a different year from when I went to bed. I wholly expect it to happen on days like December 31st. So you can understand my shock when, instead of seeing May 9th 2002 on the calendar, I saw May 9th, 2029. Sometimes you can just tell it's going to be a bad day. In fact, something was telling me it was going to be a very bad day. As I rolled out of bed and landed with my feet squarely on the floor, I suddenly got the feeling that something wasn't quite right....   [tags: Creative Writing Personal Narrative Papers]

Free Essays
1276 words | (3.6 pages) | Preview

My Experience After My Sophomore Year At Lbj

- The problem was it never felt like it was getting any better; I still felt like the days were flipped around. I would wake up and feel that the night before was trying to keep the next day hostage. Even though it was nine in the morning, I still had the feeling I was shaking hands with the moon. I lived in the dark. The curtains were never really thrown all the way open. Ever since the beginning of high school, I didn 't quite fit in with those 'popular ' or 'jock ' crowds. It never really caught my attention as I had my own small group of close friends anyways....   [tags: High school, 2005 singles, Secondary school]

Strong Essays
1119 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

College Mentors For Kids Program My Freshman Year

- I am currently in my junior year here at Purdue and I joined the College Mentors for Kids program my freshman year. I have had a little buddy each year in the program and have enjoyed every bit of it. I can truly see a change in my little buddies, having watched them learn and grow. This makes me very happy and helps me make the positive impact that I want to make on these children’s lives. My experiences have been positive and I would not change it one bit, even during some times where there may have been challenges....   [tags: Management, Want, Help me, Musical notation]

Better Essays
1236 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

My Senior Year I Made A Commitment

- In my junior year I made a commitment to participate in the IB Career Program and dedicate myself to receiving the certificate. This program entails learning in areas such as moral awareness, social awareness, social and moral responsibility, relationship management, and understanding empathy and compassion. With each day, I would learn more about these areas and apply them to my daily life in positive and reinforcing ways. In the past year I have begun to work with an organization called Uncommon Good, where I now work with Latino students, tutoring to help with homework and any other forms of school related material....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Education]

Better Essays
1309 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Why Is My 5 Year Old Unhappy?

- The article, “Why is my 5 year old unhappy?” written by psychologist John Rosemond I feel reflects on a question many parents ask themselves today. Rosemond is a bit controversial in his advice on parenting, tending to reference his own experiences growing up. As a parent and a member of the same generation as he is I can relate to some of his theories. The article stress how a parent of a five year old is concerned because is trying to give his only son everything he wants to make in happy. In return, he gets a moody child who has difficulty getting along with other children....   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother, Emotion]

Better Essays
1292 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Teaching Abstinence and Abortion in Junior High Sex Education

- Teaching Abstinence and Abortion in Junior High Sex Education 1. The two most important topics for a junior high sex education curriculum I think would be abstinence and abortion. Teens these days are struggling in a world that tells us sex is necessary for people who are dating. As a result, many teens give in to their desires and the pressures and engage in sexual relationships. This occurs from early to late adolescence and beyond. Supporting teens' choices, schools teach "safe sex." In my school a group was brought in to demonstrate for the entire school how to put on a condom, using a microphone....   [tags: Papers]

Good Essays
856 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

School Year Round

- School Year Round Year Round School: An Annual Mistake Throughout time education has been considered a process that every so often must be improved. The education quality in the U.S. has declined over the years and people have been looking for a way to make improvements. A more recent proposal has been to go from a traditional nine-month schedule to an all year program. Supporters of year round school claim it gives the student a better education. However, the prospect of year round school is not beneficial to the taxpayers pocket, to the education a student receives, or to the people involved with the district....   [tags: essays papers]

Strong Essays
989 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

how not to spend you senior year

- She starts off talking about her life, starting from the third grade. She tells how when she was in third grade her mom was killed by a hit and run. Since then her and her dad have moved a lot. Thirteen elementary schools from third grade to sixth grade, five middle schools, 6 high schools but she stayed in one place for her senior year. She learned not to unpack when ever she goes to a new place. They have always moved into furnished apartments, and she now has learned that not all places come complete with a couch....   [tags: essays research papers]

Free Essays
2147 words | (6.1 pages) | Preview

Christopher and Junior’s Journey from Home in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

- ... P, Junior’s teacher told him he needed to leave the reservation because he had no opportunities if he stayed. “You have to leave this reservation”. (42) Mr. P tells Junior that he has no hope on the reservation. This vital advice convinces Junior to leave the reservation. This is an extremely brave thing to do because Junior is going to have to start a new lifestyle at an affluent high school. Junior attends Rearden, a white public school twenty miles from the reservation. Junior is different from the white students because of his personality, socioeconomic status, and race....   [tags: autism, death, dog]

Better Essays
1002 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Gap Year : Find Yourself

- The Gap Year: Find Yourself Attending college is one of the vast American dreams. High schools push students through the process of applying for and preparing for post-secondary education. Colleges encourage students to start after high school and explore career options through general classes. They learn accountability and responsibility, and sometimes a cultural appreciation through study abroad. A focus on GPA over experience has become a cultural norm. However, gap years can provide several more benefits to students than just a normal college experience....   [tags: Higher education, High school, College]

Better Essays
2719 words | (7.8 pages) | Preview

Graduation Speech : Senior Year

- Senior year, the year you try out different clubs or sports because you know you will never get this opportunity again...well this was my case to say the least. As a junior, I remember seeing the logo for GlamourGals around school and wondered what it was. I never proceeded to go through with this curiosity and ask, so I actually did not know what this club was about until Senior year. I remember going to my first meeting and being introduced into the club, and hearing all about what it had to offer....   [tags: Family, Woman, English-language films]

Better Essays
737 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Junior Reflection

- During the past year, we have learned quite a bit about ourselves in our Turk Tracks Advisory groups. This includes our personality strengths and weaknesses, our academic life, community service, and what our future will possibly hold for us. According to the Keirsey Temperament Sorter, I am an ENFP, or what is called a “Champion”. Champions have a wide range and variety of emotions, and a great passion for novelty. They see life as an exciting drama, pregnant with possibilities for both good and evil, and they want to experience all the meaningful events and fascinating people in the world....   [tags: achievements, academics, college]

Better Essays
653 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Transfer Shock Is When Students Transfer From A Two Year Community College

- I have found that transfer shock is when students transfer from a two-year community college or another smaller four-year university and their grades drastically drop based on their grade point average during their first and second semester, all though it is common that they do recover their grade point average. Hills first used the phrase “Transfer Shock” to describe the decrease in a student’s grade point average after they are transferred in. A researched test was conducted by Martorana and William that compared a group of transfer students to a group of native students at the college....   [tags: United States, High school, College]

Better Essays
904 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Amanda Yu, An International Fourth Year Transfer Student At The University Of California

- Yanyin Yu, or more commonly known by her American name, Nicole Yu, is an international fourth-year transfer student at the University of California, Berkeley. She is of Chinese descent; born and raised in the Guangdong province of southeast China, Nicole didn’t move to America until she turned sixteen years old. She spent her entire childhood in China – receiving an education from Chinese educators, socializing in Mandarin and Cantonese with her friends, and immersing herself in her own native culture for most of her life....   [tags: China, Chinese language, Overseas Chinese]

Better Essays
1178 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Accomplishments And Failures Of A High School Senior Coming Into Freshmen Year

- As a high school senior coming into freshmen year I was looking forward to a new beginning. Yet, I was unprepared with the never-ending demands of essays and course readings. While I was excited for the future, I was also secretly mortified by the idea of planning for what`s ahead. To get to these goals an action plan is required, and after my four years I want to reflect on the successes and failures I have made to better my future. The college experience was about going beyond the classroom, and developing interests and skills now so I would apply them to my personal and professional goals enriching my future....   [tags: High school, Learning, Personality psychology]

Better Essays
1092 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

What I 've Gotten After Year Of College Completed

- I’ve matured gotten another year of college completed; I’m now considered a junior, hired back at a company enjoyed working for. Finally things seem to be going just the way I had imagined. This is the third time I’ve been with the company and I feel it will be a success also a comfort zone financially. The systems are the same, co workers the same, nothing much to learn or have to adjust to. Until problems begin to unfold. First, thing I noticed that was 16 months ago I could get there in 30 minutes; it’s now taking an hour....   [tags: Management, Question, Customer, 2006 singles]

Better Essays
843 words | (2.4 pages) | Preview

The Stepping-Stones to Life

- When I first joined the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at my new school, I had no idea what I getting myself into nor what my future would entail. One day, my close friend of mine suggested me to attend one their practices – so I did. Upon my entrance, my eyes were opened to a completely different environment, something that I had never experienced before. The moment I open the door, I saw both males and females screaming at the top of their lungs in their attempt to do as many pushups their body would allow whilst their partners were valiantly cheering them on....   [tags: naval junior reserve officer training corps]

Better Essays
651 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

Michelle Heath For District Teacher Of The Year

- This letter offers my complete support of Michelle Heath for District Teacher of the Year. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Michelle and worked with her in different capacities: P.T.A member, kid’s parent ,and a friend. Over the past four years I have known Michelle she has been part of the P.T.A. and was very supportive of it when I served as the President of the P.T.A. at Juan Seguin. I got to learn more about her in this capacity and she always offered to help with what she could. I rarely ever saw her not helping students, or explaining or going over plans with teachers as the lead for her department....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Daughter, Seguin]

Better Essays
736 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

The School Year At Lincoln Middle School

- As with every new year there are changes that take place in the schools. Some changes are made because of adoption of new curriculum or other changes may be made as the school strives to better itself. The 2016-2017 school year at Lincoln Middle school has brought many changes to the building. There is the usual switching of administration, administration switching focus and the few new faces that may be replacing the staff that is retiring. However, Lincoln has gone through too many to actually monitor which change is improving which factor in the building....   [tags: High school, Education, Middle school, College]

Better Essays
753 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.


Your search returned over 400 essays for "junior year"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>