LIFE: Essay Writing

English_Master April 9, 2016 No Comments
LIFE Two things didn’t mix well in my life. One was being a full time student and the other an athlete. It was great not having parents around telling you to do your homework or to go to class, of which I never did. I had a choice, which was more important, playing lacrosse or study­ing. Like any first year college student I picked lacrosse. At that point I didn’t realize what I was getting myself into. Who at that age would know either? My worst nightmare came true in the summer of 1989.  I was academically dismissed from the university. I thought to myself “no way, this could never happen to me, I played la­crosse, had a girlfriend, and I was popular, how could this have happened”. The worst part of the whole experience was the car ride home from the post office. The feeling of empti­ness overwhelmed me, I felt as if I had nothing inside my body. I thought, “What am I going to do?” Then I had to face my parents, boy was I scared. What was I going to tell them? Sorry mom and dad but I wasted your money; I had no ex­cuses so I told them the truth. What happened after that...
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