Wake Forest University
Passion for Life
What is your academic passion?
My academic passion is learning; from the trivial to the essential, I am excited by all. Until my sophomore year of high school I was completely unaware of the best feeling in the world, that of learning and embracing a new idea or concept that changes your view of the world. During my freshman year of high school I was "academically confused," with no driving force and no outlet for unadulterated expression.
Although I was in higher level classes surrounded by intelligent people, school was not as much a priority in my life as was socializing. Unfortunately my grades reflected this outlook. Sophomore year I had an amazing epiphany as I watched my older sister enter college. Only then did I truly consider my life after high school and I quickly realized that I too wanted to attend college and better myself.
During my sophomore year I made a conscious effort to focus my attention on school and earn good grades. First semester I began to get the hang of it. By second semester I was amazed by how much I had turned around and how my passion for learning had bloomed. Never was I happier than when I received my report card of straight A's, the true proof that I could succeed.
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