My High School Expierence

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High School was an interesting experience for me. There were plenty of good, bad, and confusing experiences. When I started my freshmen year I wasn’t 100% sure I was ready for high school. It revealed me in all aspect, the good and the bad but has built my character. My experience at Northwest High School has helped shaped me into the person I am today.
While at Northwest I learned a lot about my personal qualities such as my strengths, weaknesses, work habits, and attitudes. One of the first things I learned was responsibly. Depending on how much time and effort I put in to learning in the overall class depended upon me. I learned to take initiative if I do not understand something. While working with other I had to humble myself and become receptive to the ideas and options of those around me.
While in high school I also learned communication was essential. I learned how to communicate my thoughts and ideas in a formal manner. Listening and speaking were most important lessons for good communication. Although I hated speaking in front of a large group I leaned how to organize my thoughts and communicate ideas through fluent speech. Through listening I learned how to receive, interpret, and process information.
Thinking and reasoning skills were something else I had to learn. I had to learn efficient leaning skills that worked best for me. I had to realize that the way I learned was not always the teachers expected me to learn. I had to find new ways of applying my knowledge and skills. Even though I viewed myself as a creative person I had to learn to think outside the box.
To conclude my high school experience was a challenging and exciting time. I have learned many things while attending Northwest High School that shaped me into the person I am today. These lessons have helped me over come obstacles in life. High school has defined…...

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