• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Turning point. Walking past the corridor, I saw a student being punished, and I couldnt help but be filled with nostalgia, bad memories. I too was once caught up in such an embarrassing situation

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

English 101, Section 8 Reflective Essay A Turning Point Walking past the corridor, I saw a student being punished, and I couldn't help but be filled with nostalgia, bad memories. I too was once caught up in such an embarrassing situation, being punished and disgraced in front of my entire class just because of my "brilliant" idea which went wrong. While I was in high school Year 10, like everyone else, I was in a celebrative mood jumping for joy, as it was the last week of school before the long school break. However, our laughter and happiness came to an abrupt halt as the form teacher of our class Mr Mann entered the classroom. ...read more.

Middle

I knew I would be punished therefore, overwhelmed with fear, I came out with this "brilliant" idea which is to forge out my parent's signature. "Everything should be fine if I play my cards right," I said to myself. Next day came D-day, trying to stop trembling like a leaf while handing up my report card, Mr Mann glared at me. Everything was over when he twitched his eyebrows and questioned me, I was caught red handed. He firmly admonished me in front of my whole class. Drama was unfolding before me just like in TV shows. He was hell bent on making a lesson to be learnt to the entire class out of me. "Well, do you have anything to say?" asked Mr Mann, in his mild and calm manner. ...read more.

Conclusion

It taught me that honesty is always the best policy no matter what happens. Putting aside my studies just because it is not something which I prefer over sports do not benefit me in anyway. Cheating does not bring nor benefit me but only brings out more trouble. I also realized that my parents always wanted what's best for me. Giving me loads of education in terms of academic, sports, music and even computer lessons, I never knew it could be that useful in building up a strong character and confidence in me. Most importantly my future, in who I want to be and what would make them proud. The lessons I learned from this incident has enriched my life and made it much more meaningful in which I promise to strive in studies and also sports. As saying goes, it's always never too late. (641 words) ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Composition section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Composition essays

  1. Summer reflective essay

    But who knew, blue food colouring makes green cookies? The rest of my time was spent divided among other people, Lewis (my boyfriend) being one of them. We did many things throughout the weeks, including bowling. The final result was one of a gob-smacking nature: me coming in third out of four.

  2. Definition of Honesty

    Moreover, in a contemporary political world, it is difficult to distinguish the truth from a lie. For example, taking under consideration the war in Iraq, people are constantly confused with the news delivered to them. The Republicans say that everything is under control and without a doubt U.S.

  1. Free essay

    Hamlet essay

    I have cause and will, and strength, and means" Hamlet considers Claudius to be creating corruption in the Court not only because of the points previously mentioned, but also because Hamlet disagrees with Claudius' timing of holding a party. Hamlet is distressed that Claudius is holding a party under the

  2. Chewing Gum in Class

    chewed 5 gum prior to, and during, test-taking had better scores on the exam than those who didn't chew gum. Students who chewed gum during the exam reported a mean score of 90; students who chewed the whole pack of 5 gum before the exam reported a mean score of

  1. The Freedom of a Bad Dream

    These bodies were of the ones trapped in the back like a fenced in heard of cattle. The container was supplied with food approximately every two days, but most of it was gone before it could reach the back of the container.

  2. Case Closed. Im going mad she muttered to herself. Jackie tried to dismiss ...

    She felt slightly easier and safer now. Positioning herself in her chair she went to begin her work. Again she stopped. Her fountain pen that she always kept on top of the mountainous piles of work had gone. Puzzled, Jackie began moving her papers out of the way and searching the whole desk work top for the pen.

  1. The Worst Possible Place to Be. The scene is in a school with ...

    HARRY Yeah, you're right it sounds good. Listen I gotta get going. One of the ex's is lonely and needs a male companion. (winks) I'll see you tomorrow then A period of 24 hours is skipped as the screen goes black.We then see the two boys JOHN and HARRY walking down a different corridor from yesterday chatting.

  2. A bad day at the beach

    I was over this whole experience; my mind filled with ?what ifs?, but I tried to stay in the present moment. Seconds felt like years as I waited in eagerness to be rescued. Waves continued to try to push me off as though they were trying to protect what I was perched onto.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work