“What did you get bro” he said inching closer to me.
I responded hesitantly, “I got a… 70...”.
He replied with a crooked smile, “Really, that sucks… come on what happened, that was a really easy test.”
I never gave him a definitive answer but those words struck me. Easy? I never thought any of that was easy, I was initially glad …show more content…
I remember in freshman year when I had seating placements for orchestra, I stressed out when I saw I was placed almost at the back. I remember in sophomore year, I recited what I was going to need say for a spanish presentation, all because I didn’t want people to know that I was incompetent. I remember the same year during the winter, I practiced basketball shotsshooting basketballs in below freezing temperatures just so I wouldn’t be considered a liability on my rec basketball team. I found myself very often frustrated at myself. I used to think of how other people going toon academic competitions and I was there at school, struggling to keep an A. Life at that point was like blur, with nothing to look forward to, except to constantly worry about the upcoming exam or how people would judgejudged me. I lost sight of what I was during that time. , Nnothing made me