Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceStandards & Testing · 9 months ago

How do I get over the feeling that I will never amount to anything in life?

I am a sophomore in high school and I just got my PSAT score back and I got a 950. I felt so stupid and when I told my parents they looked disappointed in me even though they didn’t say anything. I always hear my parents talking about how smart my brother is, but never about me. I feel down on myself and that I’ll never amount to anything in life. How do I get over this feeling?

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    There's always fast food.

  • 9 months ago

    Find something you are passionate about and pursue that. Not every talent is going to translate to high PSAT/SAT scores or whatever. But that won't stop you from being happy. But you do have to find something. But that also doesn't mean you have to find it today. 

  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Literally me too. Im a junior and I'm studying for the SATs but I'm only getting 1100 and 1200s when my dream university requires a 1400+ score on the SAT. Don't worry though, the PSAT isn't a big deal and its essentially a practice SAT, but with colleges looking to give grants to students with high scores. You can retake it next year and just study smarter!! You can't just stay feeling down. I used to be a 1000 on my SAT but Ive been studying over the summer and got 200 points up. Take action and be motivated to do better! good luck!

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