Personal Narrative: My Mistake Essay

602 words - 2 pages

Although high school was over for me in June 2009, I still think about the memories of my freshman, sophomore, and junior years. In these first three years of my high school experience I did not participate in school activities except drama club and a beauty pageant. I regret my decision of not participating in clubs, or going to the sport games, and not attending events in school. I would go back and change this decision for many reasons. Not participating in school resulted in me not meeting as many classmates as I could have. Also, it became hard for me to fill out college applications, because I did not have anything to state in the school activities section. Finally, not participating in school for the first three years will result in me not being able to share many high school experience in the future with my family.
I would change my decision of not participating in school because I did not meet as many classmates as I could have. High school is a time to be focused on schoolwork; however, it is also a time to interact and make new friends. I met most of my friends through a class we shared together during school hours. I could have made many more friends by participating in school events. By going to these events it would have game me ammunition to expand my social circle. Participating in school events would have allowed me to interact with the classmates. For example, if I had attended a fundraising event that allows group effort I could strike up a conversation with a classmate. Being involved with many activities would have allowed me to meet new and fun people.
Furthermore, some high school students dread the process of applying to colleges in...

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