When I was in 10th grade, I applied to the Macaulay Summer Scholars Academy to take Algebra II so that I could advance to Pre-calculus in my junior year. On the first day, I was assigned to a class of twelve people, most of whom were seniors. In the morning, the instructor lectured us on trigonometry and shifted to college algebra in the afternoon. His mouthful of mathematical jargon such as scalar, vector, delta, and theta rendered me clueless.
After spending five nights watching introductory videos on College Algebra and Trigonometry, I began to have a superficial understanding of the lecture. However, I still could not utter a word when the instructor asked me a question.
After another arduous day, as the A Train arrived, I crammed into the train and dropped down in a seat. I closed my eyes and rested my head on the board. But, my determination to learn the basics in the shortest time possible flickered in my mind. I rubbed the tightness on my temple and pulled out a Algebra II review book.
Is this strong? I have been stuck for a long time.
I want to show that I am willing to overcome challenge.
Any help is appreciated!!!