Don Draper Character Analysis

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Don Draper, a character from the television drama Mad Men, once said, "When a man walks into a room, he brings his whole life with him. He has a million reasons for being anywhere, just ask him. If you listen, he'll tell you how he got there. How he forgot where he was going, and that he woke up. If you listen, he'll tell you about the time he thought he was an angel or dreamt of being perfect." This quote deeply resonated with me when I first watched the episode and still does to this day. With that said, I'm going to skip over roughly the first 18 years of my life but hopefully give you a clearer vision of my the past 5 years. Throughout this time, I've had my share of ups and downs and it shows on my academic record; however, if I did not have these experiences it…show more content…
At first I started off taking 1 or 2 classes per semester, but outside interference had me gradually upping the classes. Between work, a lack of motivation due to not having any idea of what I wanted out of life carved out, and pressure from family, I found myself not prepared for these classes. This is what you will see as you look up and down my transcript and see W's and WF's. You will see the unachieved goals, the times I thought I was an angel, the times I dreamt of being perfect. At the time of writing this paper I am 23 years old. Through these last 5 years I have grown a lot and gained an outlook of what I want to do in life but I realize I'm not perfect, and I never will be. Even this summer I have dropped 2 classes but God willing and time management on my side, I will successfully take classes to finish out my Associate's Degree in the fall and spring. The correct amount of classes for me. Not how many the advisor thinks I should take, not too many due to people asking me when I will finish my degree, not in a rush. This is the path I have chosen. It may not be spotless but it is the best I can
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