Graduation and Moving Into the Real World

Robert+Cowser

Mrs. Kramer

Robert Cowser

Robert Cowser

So I know everyone is somewhat excited for when they graduate, but they’re also scared of what they’ll do after high school. Using myself, for example, I still don’t have a complete plan for what I want to do. I didn’t have a graduation plan while I was brought up, and I think that’s ok. Some people don’t have a plan for what they want to do, and some people do have a plan. Some people want to go to the military, and some want to get their diploma and start working somewhere. Using myself, for example, again, I’m moving a couple of days after my last day of work and starting a new chapter in my life. I don’t plan on going to college in a few years as a break from high school and focusing on work and earning some money to someday go to college if I’m willing to. Moving away is a whole different story because you’re leaving some good memories you’ve made in the town you grew up in, and you’re going out on your own, showing your parents that you’re ready to go, and that’s the hardest decision you’ll ever make. It’ll be ok, though, it’ll be emotional and a little terrifying, but you’ll end up looking back at it as a happy memory because it showed that you became an adult. You’ll probably never get that feeling again because those moments only last for a second. So what I’m trying to say is graduating and going out on your own isn’t scary or sad. It’s about showing your progression into adulthood and making more memories that will last a lifetime in your book.