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I'm a rising senior. And here's my story.
I get straight A's. Well, I mean there's an A- here and there. but you know what I mean.
I got a 2220 on my SAT and a national merit thing.
So I'm good right? Wrong.
My parents call me a disappointment for 3 reasons.
(a) I will not become a doctor or engineer. I don't want to be. I dislike biology and I don't care for engineering. I want to be a lawyer or a economist.
(b) I don't want to go to college where my parents want me to go to. My parents think that the only reason I should leave potentially going to ASU is if I go to yale.
But I don't want to go to yale. I want to go to cornell. Which is a big problem. I want to go to chicago too but my parents said they have medical licenses in chicago (so they can be practicing doctors in illinois) and would come with me there.
(c) My parents hate my extracurrics. I like speech and debate, mock trial, enviro club, and working with charities). They would rather me enter in bio club, research team, science bowl, etc.
I don't like those sciencey things. Fine, I get A's in them, but I don't give a care. whatsoever. Consequently, they don't let me go to speech and debate/mock trial until I lie and tell them I'm going to the library instead.
So what do I do? Not care that they are disappointed in me? Or do I try to change myself? I think my morals are getting in the way of my life plans.