Admissions Essay 2 Figure skating plays an important role in shaping my character and building skills for the future. Being able to perform gravity-defying jumps and spins on a thin blade requires more than just talent—it involves dedication and perseverance when in the face of adversity. As an athlete, I interpreted the saying “practice makes perfect” as pushing past my limits and training for several hours. Unfortunately, I ended up injured because I was pushing myself too hard and not resting. Two summers ago, I had suffered a back and knee injury that were major setbacks to my progress.
After Richard joined the Army, she had gone on a couple dates with friends of friends, but it felt awkward and uncomfortable. Her friends said she just “needed to get her feet wet” but she was unsure if she was “even interested.” Tanesha’s grandmother and aunt had both suffered breast cancer, causing Tanesha to be vigilant about her health. She has annual physical exams, takes vitamins daily, eats healthfully, and attempts to exercise regularly. Tanesha reports no past issues with mental health, aside, from some sadness around the time of her divorce. She states that her father may have problems with depression but has been never diagnosed.
“I ended up dropping out for fear of getting passed by too many people and disappointing the team,” Watson said. Watson was battling negative thoughts and was comforted by a teammate, who had the same experience and her coaches who reassured them of their support. “We learned that our coaches never want us to drop out of a race because we fear embarrassing the team,” Watson said. “They are here for us, and we are here to give what we have each day.” With this reassurance, Watson moved forward with impressive workouts, but was soon setback with a 2 1/2 week injury in her hip and Sartorius, which is located on the thigh. Recently, Watson began training again and has had her form analyzed by the team therapist to see if that is linked to the pain she was experiencing.
She was a pre- kinder teacher and she was loving life. Yet she still knew that she didn’t want to start a family on the island. After a couple weeks she decided to talk to her younger sister that is going to school in the United States. Sugey her sister said that she should come to the USA because life there is full of opportunity and with husband who is a doctor the options are endless.
The pain did not go away. I was at the doctor again the next week for worrying back pain starting. The pain was near my kidneys which was not only worrying me, but everyone else. After a many doctor visits, my mom was worried about me for a completely different reason. She thought I was missing too much school.
I had decided to peruse this 3/C because her conduct and aptitude grade had fallen significantly since last semester. It was apparent that she had been struggling, so I decided to counsel her to help her get back on a successful track. Since the beginning of plebe year this midshipmen was not only loved by her classmates, but she excelled in sports and stayed out of trouble; however, this semester was quite the opposite. I chose to rectify or rather help the 3/C guide herself
“I embraced my role as the insubordinate who sleepwalked her way through the 30-minute mile. The mediocre grades I consistently received in PE were anchors that weighed down my otherwise spotless academic record.” Megan was a slacker when it came to physical education and when she joined wrestling she thought she would achieve something great just like her father did. She may have failed all those times wrestling, but she achieved something great for herself. “I still wrestle from time to time, but exclusively for sexual purposes. I still lose every time.
Plan: The next time my mom asks me to join her for an event; I will tell her “let me get back to you,” to provide myself time to check in with myself and my schedule agreeing. Strengths: I have become increasingly good at sending boundaries with work and internship and I think this skill translates into my personal life. Problem 2: I do not frequently exercise because I feel too busy with school, work, internship, and school; lack of exercise leaves me dealing with: obesity, lowered health, and muscle stiffness from inactivity. Goal: My goal is to begin adding exercise into my weekly routine. Plan: I will begin by adding 10 minutes of moderate exercise to my weekly routine on 3 days of the week.
This last week was not the best. I might've bombed my Chemistry final; I studied for days from the book and practice exams. The test was nothing like I expected it to be, and now my hopes of getting into the nursing program are going down the drain. I still need to find out what I got, but I just feel defeated. Thank you for your prayers, I need them right now.
Awkward and clumsy. This is how 10 year old me was described. Afraid of heights, failing and falling and here I was, standing on a high balance board, staring into a deep foam pit. When my aunt, Nadine, a gymnast teacher came for a visit, I should have expected that she would want to go to a gym. Driving to the gym with my Aunt, Uncle, and cousin, I confessed that I didn 't know how to do a frontflip.