I gripped my bag of Mc Donald's harder with each insulting phrase.
I had been living in Geneva, Switzerland for four years, during which time I had attended an international school consisting of over 96 different nationalities. " Did I have no appreciation of anything other than Mc Donald's or Coca-Cola?
The fact of the matter is that I really did not want to be thrown the ball.
I didn't want to be the one at fault if I dropped the ball and the play didn't succeed.
He uses the platform of football to discuss and demonstrate his personal growth and development through the high school years.
What he could have done better was spend more time describing himself after he made improvements.I realize that it is necessary to risk failure in order to gain success.The coaches have always said before games that nothing is impossible; I know that now. Whether I succeed or fail is irrelevant; it is only important that I have tried and tested myself.From months of tough practices, I have gained a hard work ethic.From my coaches and fellow teammates, I have learned to work well with others in a group, as it is necessary to cooperate with teammates on the playing field.I did not want the responsibility of helping the team because I was too afraid of making a mistake.That aspect of my character led the first years of my high school life.Yet my apprehension prevailed as I continued to fear getting put in the game in case another player was injured.I was still afraid of making mistakes and getting blamed by screaming coaches and angry teammates. During my sophomore season, my position at backup guard led me to play in the varsity games on many occasions. Most of the time the mistakes were not significant; they rarely changed the outcome of a play.Comments: The topic of this essay is how the applicant has matured and changed since his freshman year. One of the strengths of this essay is that it is well organized.The applicant clearly put time into the structure and planning of this essay.