Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College Student Analysis

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My childhood was not most would consider to be easy. Both my mother and father had addiction issues that forced my younger brother and I to care for ourselves. By the time I reached the fifth grade, I had attended five different elementary schools. On the days that I did actually go to school, I was not on time. A few years later, I moved in with my grandparents, and my entire life improved. I finally received the support that I needed to do well in school. I attended class every day and consequently, my grades improved. In middle school, I was a student in the Pre-Medical Science Program. In high school, I in the Equine Pre-Veterinary Academy. I enrolled in AP, AICE, and dual-enrollment courses. Also, I was inducted into the National Honor Society. Prior to living with my grandparents, I would have never imagined that I would be as successful as I am today.…show more content…
I believe that the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College would be an excellent venue to pursue my academic goals. I believe that the small campus and the student-to-teacher ratio will allow me to excel academically. One thing that stands out about the Honors College is that instead of majors being offered, “concentrations” are offered. The interdisciplinary curriculum provided at the Honors College would allow me to be exposed to various areas of study, while continuing to pursue my academic goals. Most importantly, concentrating in Law and Society would provide preparation for entrance into law
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