One major way it affected me was my school life with grades, the effort/time I put in, and how much I really cared about it. My freshman year I had about a 3.87 GPA and it irritated me that I had B’s because I was so used to being an A student. After I found out about this horrific event my focus on school completely changed. I was more worried a...
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...uccessfully. I’m still pushing myself in higher level classes and getting my work done with effort and not giving up when I’m not good at it. Math is still a struggle for me but instead of quitting and not caring like I did my freshman year with Geometry I ask for help and take the necessary steps in order to pass with at least a B. This event had a significant impact on my life during my freshman year in more of a negative way but I have learned from that mistake and it has made me push myself more in school to make sure I’m giving my full effort at all and getting the grades I desire and deserve to get. Also it has made me appreciate my family more and to give more time into building closer relationships with them. Overall, I’ve matured and grown from the experience and even though it was a horrendous tragedy I’m thankful for what I have learned because of it.
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