“Gap Year Envy” is a very well written article about a girl named Michelle and her priority to put education first. I can relate to Michelle’s story. My friends always want to have fun and waste time. My parents have always told me to keep my grades up and start thinking about your future. Michelle has the same problem of her friends not wanting to worry about their future. I ask the same question Michelle asked; “Did I make the wrong decision?” After getting caught up in “silly fantasies” both Michelle and I have decided to further our education. In conclusion take your education seriously and work hard. All that work will pay off.