My whole life I’ve never considered myself smart. I’m not a valedictorian. I don’t have a 4.0. I can only get A’s in classes when I’m lucky on the borderline. I’m just your average student who takes honors/AP classes to challenge myself even if I don’t always succeed. These past four years were tedious yet difficult and I really never thought it would pay off. Getting into University of the Pacific was an accomplishment alone. But, I cannot express my feelings after getting into Chapman and University of San Diego. I’ve been accepted to every private I applied to, with USC left. I’ve been rejected from every UC excluding Riverside. You win some, you lose some. I’m not sad or mad mainly because I don’t want to go to UCs anyways. I guess all I wanted to say is I’m glad of the choices I’ve made in high school and I’m so grateful to all my teachers who’ve helped me along the way.
High school was just an experimental milestone for me. But,