That was my motivation, that made me graduate high school and enroll myself at College of Saint Elizabeth. I decided to attend college because I knew that, that would make my parents happy. I knew that furthering my education would mean a lot to them, not only because they didn’t get the chance to do so, but because that was the main reason to why they had moved to the U.S. Another reason to why I decided to go on this adventure to college, is because I have younger siblings who look up to me, I always tell them to focus, work hard, and to keep their eyes on the prize. They dream of a healthy future, it would be a slap for them if I
I couldn’t agree with him more, no one can become successful all by themselves. Just as Bill Gates, and The Beatles took their opportunities and seized them, I am doing the same to become successful. One day I will be a successful teacher, and I will make an impact on my students’ lives. I work hard at everything I do so I can be proud of my achievements. Gladwell proves that success comes from working extremely hard at opportunities, in order to be an outlier and succeed.
Even though he didn't win the case Atticus had stood up for what he thought was right and he would encourage other people to do the same. Atticus, despite his different personality, was an amazing dad and he would always tell us to do what we think is right. Atticus had many tasks to fulfill in his life. He had to care for his kids and defend those in need. But even tho he had all of these things he needed to do he always put in his best effort.
Wina was able to have a better chance of applying for more companies because a business major is more abroad. Not only did it bring economic benefits, but it helped in a way that she could become more confident since she persevered and achieved her dream of earning a degree. Also, she learned a lot of college lessons during those years and is able to practice it in real life, In the end, interviewing my mom, Wina Bailey, helped me understand and learn from her mistakes and how college is a huge benefit of being successful in life. The last message my mom presented to me is to go to college right after high school, get it done right away, and take advantage of opportunities whether it’s tutoring or being able to retake a test, Nonetheless, “ Time management is the utmost, once you get that down you won’t be overwhelmed” this allows any college student to be prioritized and have a “better flow” when it comes to school or college work. That is why college is so important to my
Parents play a big role in their child’s lives because they provide a sense of direction for them. It is natural for a child to look up to his/her mom or dad. If a young adult doesn’t have the help from their parents who have already experienced college then they are already behind the kids who are able to use their parents as a resource. A quote by Nijay Williams in the article says, “My mom stopped school in the ninth grade; my dad stopped in the fourth grade … It makes it harder for me, [and] most of the people I graduated with are not in college, but that’s what I see myself doing; I want to go to college. I just want to have a degree.” This is first person point of view is evidence that proves people with parents who dropped out on their education are making it harder on their child’s education.
Their education went as far as middle school, until they had to quit and help my grandparents work. With little education they have, they offered to help me in my school work when I would struggle. As I entered high school I learned that paying for college would have to be on me, because I did not want my parents to pay when I am capable of working and paying on my own, so I dedicated myself to my classes and graduated with a great GPA. Senior year I knew I would be attending Chemeketa, I had taken college classes throughout my high school education and I loved all the teachers.
I believe I should be selected for the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship because I am not the typical high school senior. When it comes to my education, I go about and beyond expectations. My desire to do my best in school shows consistently year after year. I put in equal amount of effort when it comes to my after school activities and community involvement. I was told at a young age that education was the key to success and from that point on I made it my main priority not to be the average student among those that settle for less but to be a outstanding student that rises to every occasion to take advantage of my education.
Support: Eric Thomas, the author of the book ‘The Secret to Success’, once said about success that whatever paths taking us to success, at some point we all have to go through the boulevard of hard work. Example: If you want to achieve success, hard work and dedication are the second element after explicit plans. In addition, we had better take responsibility for our tasks. None can help us to fulfil our targets but ourselves, hence learning to bear responsibility is very essential. Support: According to Christina DesMarais, hard work and dedication will help us to grasp more chances so as to knock the door of success.
Colin Powell’s story is one that never stops, it keeps going . Growing up as an immigrant life wasn’t easy Colin. Powell understood that a successful life wasn’t handed to him. His story is one to admire, as well as his bravery and honor . He is a role model that shows everyone “Man, I can be at the top too.” Colin Powell’s story began when his parents told him how important it was to do the best you could possibly do.
He has gotten me to become a very influential respectful youngman, and got me to do things I don't think I could ever really do in life. And when things get harder or easier for me in life the things that he taught me I will always remember and never forget them this gave me a huge understanding of the people that just wanna become better, and those who dont wanna get better and achieve nothing. This goes from my intro from In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle. This shows how the captain of the team was pushing the team, and my personal mentor would be my coach on the way he pushed my team to finally win a state championship from the last state title being over 30 years ago