Daily Prompt: “Senior Year”

Daily Prompt (Ready, Set, Done): Our weekly free-write is back: take ten minutes — no pauses! — to write about anything, unfiltered and unedited. You can then publish the post as-is, or edit a bit first — your call.

“Senior Year”  by Cindi Yu

Many people

People told me that senior year is a 

I’ve been told many times that senior year is always the chillest year. No stress, no pressure, just college apps. Yeah right. So far, this year has proved itself to be the most stressful and complex year.

Tests almost everyday, club meetings every lunch, and loads of homework each night – this is my life nowadays.

However, there is something very pleasing about being busy all the time. The feeling that I get after I d finish all my calc homeowrk homework or when I finish running a club meeting is extremely satisfc satisfactory. Of course, there have been moments when I just break down and cry (this morning). but I always. However, it jus  However, these moments just help remind me that I am getting somewhere. This These breakdowns tell me that I’m making progress, even if the pace is relatively slow.

My peer counseling teacher used to mention this quote a lot: “You are a work in progress.” To this day, that quote just clings onto me. I feel like a lot of people these days just are many people just focus on getting to the end result as quickly as possible, and when they fail to do that, they get so angry at themselves. This is where self-degradation comes into play.

If we all just realize that we are works in progress, I think we would all be happier. Even though senior year has been tough and a pain-in-the-butt so far, I’m still focusing on the fact that I’m getting somewhere. I am still a work in progress.


Note: I know it says “unedited” but I needed to do the cross-outs since I’m a organization freak. Hope you all don’t mind 🙂


2 responses to “Daily Prompt: “Senior Year”

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