Can't live up to expectations

Growing up, I've always been looked on as the "smart" kid. People were always telling me about my potential, the things I could do. And I've always believed in it - I was motivated and ambitious and I wanted it all. Yet I've always come short. I've worked hard, I've put in the hours, and I've tried extremely hard. Yet nothing seems like enough. 

I started off college behind, and I haven't been able to recover. It feels like I've been chasing a train that's already left the station - and I hate myself for it. 

I can't stop comparing myself to my peers - people who used to look up to me, but who have now surpassed me. And I can't shake the feeling that they don't respect me anymore. 

I just hope I'm not the only one that feels this way.

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