I learned to find friends and be academically successful all on my own. I learned to use my mesosystem of the interactions between my peers and school to aid my development and allow me to end up in the successful place that I am today. I used the example my family gave me to develop my moral strengths. I created my own ideas and my own morals based on the cognitive and emotional challenges that my home life created. I used school as an outlet in order to aid my cognitive development.
For me this was a turning point in my life, I realized the true meaning for me coming to college. I think the true meaning is not worrying about what other people think of you in life, if you’re in college or not. Overall I can say that I came to college and got over my little mindedness in my first semester. I think that having these experiences in life makes you realize the real reason for what you’re doing. I think a lot of people go into college straight out of high school with the littlest mindset about what there getting into.
“The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them.”(Jim Rohn). It is important to have goals because it can focus my acquisition of knowledge, and helps you to organize your time and resources to make the most of your life. Some examples include getting a job, having a family, being a successful business person, becoming famous, etc. It is also important to have goals because it can motivate you and keep you active. One important goal for me is to go to college so I can have a good education, become more social, and find something I want to do when I grow up.
Kewauna’s Ambition Kewauna used perseverance, passion, and courage to succeed in college. Firstly, Kewauna used perseverance to graduate from college. For example, Paul Tough: author of How Children Succeed shares that Kewauna stayed after class to get extra help from her professor. As you can see, Kewauna persevered by getting the help she needed. Kewauna used passion to succeed in college.
Similarly, I would like to serve as a resource to university administration. Having recently been through the same stages in education, current students like me are ideally placed to provide support and guidance to young people at this critical time in their education. I would love to share my stories and experiences with them and listen to and understand them. I believe that I possess many of the qualities that you are looking for in a student ambassador and I will prove to be an asset for the
" Education is not preparation for life;education is life itself." -John Dewey I have always felt integrated in my love for education. Discrimination never stole from what felt like an intellectual thirst I could not quench. Attending college had been a goal of mine since I was young, conceived from the curiosity of the world I could not touch with my hands. Unfortunately education in our society is no longer seen as freedom to explore culture and world knowledge, but as mandatory attendance in an institution where the individual is only perceived as successful when their degree is in practice.
I was doing two jobs but nothing seems to be good for me. I spent time thinking about how I can make it in life, so I spoke to my friend Jedidah and she said: “education is the key to progress and knowledge is everyone’s power.” In view of that, I decided to go to college to leave a better life. I had the opportunity to go to the college of my choice but the only activity to pass on is to clarify whether to be a commuter or stay on campus. Along the line, I had a change of mind and this time around decided to stay on campus. My going to college has made me good about my language barrier, being in college I was able to develop interpersonal relationships with other ethnic groups, and going to college has made me explore in a different part of the continents.
Being the first in my family to go to college is is not only such an honor, but a great responsibility. I have learned not to get caught up in my own parent’s mistakes, but to learn from them. When I didn’t do particularly well on my math regents, and instead of just accepting the grade, my parents constantly reminded me of the consequences if I did not do well on the retake of the exam. They also made sure that I know that I am smart, and just one bad grade isn’t going to change that. The constant reminders and words of encouragement definitely helped me through the exam, as I received a passing
Going to college is a great experience, but no one ever really asks why people go to college. Some people go to college for cultural reasons, to make their parents proud. Others go for economic reasons to improve their family’s financial situation. And yet other go because they want to learn as much as they can. So lets look at some substantial reasons why people go to college.
I know that I will be with these same friends in the future because they have the same values as me. We all try to help each other with problems that we have relating to our futures, like looking at colleges and getting good grades through studying together and tutoring each other. At the same time, we help each other have fun and realize that life should be full of quality times with the people you love and shouldn’t always be so serious. I believe that it is important to have friends that care about you because they can help you in all kinds of situations and impact your life
The first thing I needed was to pursue more education. I needed my B.A in Liberal Studies to be able to get my teaching credentials. Sharing my new goals and inspirations with my family was the first step, after sharing with my family my plans of pursuing more education, I immediately received lots of support and enjoyment through them. I had been the only person in a family of two children to graduated from a Community College, but now I was going further in my education, they were definitely proud of me. I was going to be the first to graduate from an University, that 's something my mom as a single mother wished she had accomplished.
I would like to become a part of Wake Tech 's Student Ambassador. Becoming a Student Ambassador will provide me with ample amount of opportunities. These opportunities include, development in leadership skills, meeting and developing relationships with school administrators, resume enhancement, and providing and contributing service to the college and the community. In addition, becoming a Student Ambassador will help me explore and discover new skills that are vital for my future career. Leadership is one of my weaknesses.
My involvement with faculty and students has helped shape me back into the focused and driven student I was when I went into college. I take full responsibility for the grades that I earned early on. I simply was not mature enough and I failed to realize the effort it would take to be successful in college. The knowledge I have gained from my involvement with the school has been beneficial in my academic and personal maturity. I have learned from my immaturity, and I know I am ready to be successful as a
Tayla planned and implemented effective teaching and learning to use contemporary resources , where the students were highly engaged . She made reasonable adjustments to differentiate her teaching to ensure inclusive experiences and success for all students . Tayla developed respectful relationships of / to / between all the students in the class and consistently articulated and enforced expectations regarding behaviour . She was approachable , professional and nurturing which established a safe and comfortable learning environment . Tayla has shown strength and persistence with more challenging students and actively inquired about techniques and strategies to build rapport with those students .