Is it okay to hand in an extremely personal essay for a high school literature class?

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June 26, 2019 / By Vonda
Question: I'm a junior in high school and for our first essay, we have to write about the worst day of our lives. Mine is extremely personal and slightly histrionic... it talks about how I dealt with depression, started cutting, thought about suicide, cried myself to sleep daily and a bunch of other negative stuff that happened. It's only the first month of school. Will this affect the way my new literature teacher thinks of me as a student? What if she just laughs and makes a joke out of it- because a teacher did that to me once and I still remember how hurt I was even to this day. Is it okay to submit it or should I rewrite it? I still have time.
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Shannon Shannon | 7 days ago
If you feel comfortable telling her, then go ahead. If you have any hesitance to the way she would accept you, I would say think it over.
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Shannon Originally Answered: I have to write a personal essay for my english class, any suggestions?
You could write that you really wanted an ipod or something physical that all your friends had and you never? Or you could change the question about and write about how you desperately wanted to go to a party with friends but couldnt, or grow up quicker and have more freedom but couldn't. For the last one you could say how it was rubbish at the time when your parents say no you weren't allowed to go to 'that' party or anything but now you feel that it was the right decision and you realize now that they were only doing their best for you? Hope I helped! I just made all of that up there but if you need any help with anything, feel free to e-mail me at [email protected] :)

Oriana Oriana
Well first, ask your teacher, slowly tell her everything. If she does make a joke it just shows to go she's not a proper human being. It's all up to you.
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Makeda Makeda
I think it should be ok to turn that in. Because not all teachers are same.. and if the teacher does do laugh about it, You can always go to the principal office and talk to him/her about it.
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Kiera Kiera
My friend in school made up a story how he found out he had cancer.He had the teacher crying and then told her it was a lie.LOL
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Kiera Originally Answered: Does failing one class in high school prevent me from entering Ivy league?
See if you can retake the course over the summer, depending on how/if the new grade would appear on your transcript and in your GPA. Some schools will let you retake a course and will replace your old grade with your new grade, but some schools will average the two grades together, and some will not replace the old grade, but will show on your transcript that you retook the class and that grade, but it doesn't go into your GPA. Just so you know, 85% of Ivy applicants are qualified, not sorta qualified, but ultra-qualified. But only 6 - 11% are admitted. If you don't have a 4.0 (or extremely close if you attend an extremely rigorous private school) and a 2100+ SAT, you probably don't have much of a chance of admission unless you've done something really wow or have endured extreme hardship, like being homeless for years but still getting good grades in high school. Seriously. To be admitted to an Ivy, you need to stand out. The only great students with not much more who get in are those that just happen to be the type the Ivy is looking for that year, in an area they're looking for a student at. (The Ivies like to take from all over the country.) But other than that, you really need to have an impressive resume. (My dh participates in the admissions process for his Ivy alma mater, and I have a sophomore, so I know how it works.) Are you sure the Ivies are a good fit, colleges you'd really enjoy attending? Have you visited and spent time at them? They really are for kids who are way into school and academics. Keep your mind open and think outside of the box. CollegeBoard http://www.collegeboard.com/ College Search > Find your match It's not good if you're failing Algebra II. Study more or get tutoring. What are you going to do in pre-Calc and AP Calculus AB? They are much more difficult. Be sure to look at the suggested high school classes that the Ivies want to see, not the requirements, but the preferred path. Good luck!
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