FINAL DRAFT Essay

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Anthony Martinez
Mrs.Nole
English 098­124
02­2­15

A Lesson Learned Mistakes are a common thing for everyone, no one can call themselves a perfect human being in fact, making one simple mistake is actually a good thing. Not only does it make you realize you did something wrong, but it changes your way of doing things for example, I never did my homework and I never studied enough while I was in high school, luckily I came to my senses and realized I needed to step up and change my actions towards passing senior year. My senior year was a complete disaster. I never took anything serious and always waited till the last minute to do everything. All throughout my senior year teachers told me I needed to push myself step by step although, my stubborn self never listened. I can remember time kept going by and I noticed myself procrastinating, making the same poor choices I had been making in all of my first semester. My teachers talked to me towards the end of the semester and told me
I needed to work harder if I wanted to pass. It wasn’t until then where I started realizing I might not pass if I did not put in the effort. My grades were borderline of passing and were still standing at where they were at the beginning of the year I then immediately told myself I needed to fix that. Finals were coming along, leading me towards my fear of not graduating. I was not

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ready for this amount of stress that was coming my way and all that was on my mind was how was going to get myself through this? My mind cluttered I was mainly focused on the hard equations, essays and the memorizing I was going to have to do. I had a great amount of stress on my shoulders and the last few days of school there was nothing but studying for me. I was more concerned about my math final I was one of those students who hated math the word itself would make me cringe, although I had no other choice but to try and study for my math final. studying for math final was frustrating and I eventually got the hang of figuring out the equations before I noticed myself doing all the right steps but leaving out one or two steps in the equation and as a result, I ended up getting the wrong answer. All of the information I was refreshing my mind with was a lot handle I had other finals to worry about as well as my econs and english final there was a lot of memorizing and writing I had…