How to make a difficult decision

Originally appeared online in the teen series: Your Healings - July 7, 2020

I was not doing well in school. During my freshman and sophomore years, my grades were low, reflecting my lack of care for my schoolwork and classes. By the end of sophomore year, I knew I had to make a change, because my current school environment just wasn’t working for me. But how do you make a decision that could change your life forever?

I had a few options, including another public high school nearby and a private boarding school really far away. I had the whole summer, which I spent at a camp for Christian Scientists, to decide where I would be for my junior and senior years.

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. At first I tried to make the decision by gathering information. I talked to people who attended the boarding school I was considering, and they all said good things. In fact, everyone, including my parents, thought this school would be a really good fit, but I was still unsure.

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