Since the 5th grade, I have been told to always be proactive and live for tomorrow and not today’s satisfaction. A long hour at school and homework every night was just teaching me valuable skills that would help the work load of college. Most kids around that time are ingenuous and not aware of what they what to be in life or thinking of careers that would to be in, but at my middle school that was different. My teachers at Kipp: Gaston College Preparatory memorized me with the idea of success. I have had teachers that would always push me to do my best and excel in all of my scenarios. In high school, I see all my work paying off now and it’s a reality I will be going to my dream college.