Freshman Applicant Prompt

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Freshman applicant prompt
Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations.
Personal Statement: Prompt 1 Throughout my life, I have changed vastly, from my personality to my locale. I was born in India, to a lower-middle class family that struggled with life in a third world country. Since my cousins lived with us, I felt comfortable, surrounded by familiar faces. As a result, I had never experienced change until I was 6 years old, when my family decided I would have a better life in Canada. I had now entered a community where alien people spoke in English, a language so foreign it sounded like gibberish to my ears. At first, life was tough, living in a small town with an inconsistent financial state. My parents worked tirelessly, my mom as a nurse and my dad as a security guard, to provide for me.
There were many times where my parents would explain to me why they decided to move and how I had more opportunities to be successful in the western world than in India. Since my mom was a nurse, I frequently heard about the life inside a hospital, but I never paid attention until I went back to visit family in India. When I went back, I realized how simple things, such as …show more content…

When being honest, a person can see how they truly appear and shape who they can become. The reason I believe that I am honest is that I observe and reflect on the actions I take so that I can properly change myself according to the situation. The integrity of a person is another major part of honesty, where I treat other people the way I want them to treat me. This is another reason why friendships and relationships can last a long time, and also why I am able to easily avoid escalating a situation. This is crucial when handling people who have been physically hurt, as they can become aggressive. My peaceful and honest personality allow me to interact with people who have been hurt in any

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