Florida State University Scholarship Essay

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“Forceps, please.” He made a waving gesture with his hand from across the table. “Now.” I snapped out of my daze. The bright lights were blinding and I was sweating through my gloves. I handed over the forceps with an unsteady hand. No, this not a story about me preforming life-saving heart surgery as a thirteen year-old. Between my clamps was an ovarian artery of a domestic shorthair cat named Fluffy. Being thrown into surgery during week three of my internship was one of the most exciting things I had ever experienced. As the final suture entered Fluffy’s abdomen, I became certain of what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. I would become a surgeon. In my second year of middle school, my life changed dramatically. I moved in with…show more content…
A degree in exercise science will provide me with the knowledge and skills necessary to enroll in medical school. The campus atmosphere is learning-friendly and provides students with the tools necessary to excel academically as well as physically and emotionally. Simply walking around campus makes one feel as if they are part of a large family. I believe that Florida State is a unique school that will provide me with the tools I need to succeed and prepare for my future. Not only will Florida State University provide for my future, but I also believe that I will be able to contribute back to the university. I hope to bring new perspectives to classroom discussions, while also learning from others. I will also take part in many campus activities, one being student government. Student government will allow me to get involved on campus, make a difference in the community, develop leadership skills, and enhance my college experience. I also plan on joining a sorority and participating in club sports. I am excited to graduate from high school in the spring and begin my future. College will be a life-changing experience that will provide me with the resources I need to succeed. One day when I perform my first solo-surgery, I will think of the first surgery I scrubbed into and how it shaped my
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