I am competitive; I look for the chance to run the extra mile. My competitive nature has aided in everything I commit myself to. Regardless if I am participating in a sporting event, competing for a solo in a musical production, or preparing for a final, I will indubitably devote my time and efforts to perform as well as possible. I take every opportunity that is presented to me and attempted to better not only myself but my community as well. I am confident that the Honors College at the College of Charleston will enable me to devote my attention to my studies, become actively involved within campus activities and academic assemblies, and offer my time and abilities to charitable events and organizations. The Honors College’s expectations …show more content…
The Honors College would prepare me exceptionally well for when I enter graduate school to pursue my doctoral degree in neurology. I want to advance my knowledge and gain a better perspective of what it’s like to go into the medical field, and it is clear that the Honors College does an impeccable job preparing students who’re interested in continuing their academic pursuits by entering graduate school. I hope I can be one of these lucky students who have such an extraordinary opportunity to be taught by the college’s top professors in such a positive, constructive environment such as that offered by the Honors College. I am very interested in studying abroad in college, and it is extremely exciting to me that the Honors College offers this priceless experience. I hope to develop new life skills, a better understanding for different culture, and an enhanced worldview by studying abroad. Besides my aspirations to study abroad, I hope to continue developing my passion for volunteering by leading an independent volunteering program for poverty-stricken families in my community at the College of Charleston. I intend to enhance not only myself, but my college and community by being a driven, involved
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It is not only my intellectual curiosity, but also my passion towards giving back to the community, that will lead me to success. As a UD honors student, I plan on joining organizations and performing volunteer work that I have done in high school. It will allow me to consolidate my musical and creative passions, while participating in new extracurricular activities pertaining to sports and community service. I believe that with the University of Delaware’s many opportunities, I can have the potential to become a strong leader and active member of the UD Honors community. The lessons that I have learned from working with these children will forever remain a part of me, as I hope to grow to be someone who will one day be able to change society, and will remind me to always dare to
Whether that be for a professional sports team or whatever other opportunity crosses my path. I hope to gain a lot from attending the Honors College. I 've always been the person who loves to work hard. Being in the honors college would be the next step, and help me meet people just like me. Being able to spread my ideas with others is the main thing, and trying to get the most out of my college education I can.
I believe that I have so much to offer if I am accepted into UNA’s Honors Program. Every honors program needs students that are driven and motivated to succeed. One of my biggest strengths is my ability to test my limits. I do not believe in settling for the easy route because I know I am capable of so much more.
If I am to become a member of the Honors Program at Fairfield, I would look forward to continue the rigorous studies that the program has to offer. As my senior year in high school was coming to an end, I had the difficult decision of picking a college that would further my knowledge and development as a person. I choose Fairfield because I believed it would be the perfect place to continue my quest for knowledge and development. Of all the programs offered at this University I believe that the Honors Program is the perfect opportunity to continue
I am honored to be eligible amongst the meritorious students who are being considered for induction within the National Honors Society. Being an active member in this society has been something I have been looking forward to since middle school; having previous family members inducted, I regard it as a goal I must accomplish. I would be honored to be a member of this society which is known for benefitting children, the elderly, and the needy .These limitless opportunities of contributing to my community will help me grow as a person which will undoubtedly help me in my future career as oncologist and leave an impact on my fellow community members. The National Honors Society is a remarkable organization for someone who demonstrates leadership,
The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one. I would like to see the Honors College embrace non traditional classroom learning, such as, hold a Humanities class in an art gallery or a History class in a museum. I want to expand learning from reading about experiences to relating to the experiences we’re reading about. This outside learning expands the mind into deeper thought than and gives more material to fuel discussions than just words on a page. This way, Honors College students are introduced to a new way of learning that they can practice everyday amongst society without being in a traditional classroom
Around this time during the midst of my senior year at Windham High School I felt invincible. I was not entirely sure what my senior year had in store for me, never mind my future. My mind was on getting as far away from my hometown as possible, smiling at new faces, and learning from passionate professors. This was my idea of college; being surrounded by people who want to learn as bad as I, wanting to absorb information as bad as they want to breath. When it was time to make my final decision, I decided to attend Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire.
I have a variety of characteristics that embodies the National Honors Society values of scholarship, leadership, service, and character; these qualities are what makes me an effective member of society and a benefit to our community. As a new addition to NHS, I would vow to stand by my fellow classmates and help them reach their full potential. A capable leader needs to look after those around them, and I would dedicate myself to listening and helping others feel cared for and supported. This trait, paired with being patient and open-minded, also proves that I can work productively and comfortably in a team. However, I also do well on my own.
The research topic I chose was on the requirements to get into a college known as South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, or SDSMT for short. There are a lot of different requirements that a person would need to achieve in order to attend SDSMT. It is also a college where the yearly cost without scholarships is about “$23,440.” (Tuition and Fees) It is very good to know these kinds of things for the future so a person is not perplexed on what they need to do in high school.
I would like to be a member of the Honors Program as I feel that I am a person that exudes what should be expected of an Honors Student. I have the personal belief that any member of the Honors Program should be hardworking, dedicated, diligent, and enjoy a challenge. Sure, I can just take regular courses like other students, but I am not like any other student. I enjoy a challenge.
There’s no denying that I am very vocal in the classroom and are generally very inquisitive and eager to further confer the topics raised in my courses. I love to solve problems and appreciate the challenges that come with honors and Advanced Placement classes. As such, my tendency for inquiry also beckons me to be involved in a multitude of extracurricular activities. Academically, I serve my school as a member of student government, Key Club, and the National Honor Society. I am also often sought after through the Gifted and Talented program coordinator to instruct youth and assist in special events and seminars.
As with all parents, my father wanted better for his children. Having never sought a post-secondary education himself, university attendance was encouraged for my brother and I. Growing up in a low-income family meant that in order to do so, I began working a combination of full and part-time from secondary school onward. Being unable to afford full-time tuition, I pursued my education part-time. As I was unable to afford a car, later combined with a novel epilepsy diagnosis, there was an opportunity cost in spending three hours per day on public transportation going to and from work and school.
I propose to present study abroad opportunities and the Gilman Scholarship at Freshman orientations or Freshman Scholarship programs at A&M. One scholarship program in particular is the Regents scholarship. The Regents' Scholarship objective is to assist first-generation college students in reaching their educational goals at Texas A&M University. The FOCUS program is dedicated to first-year students who are regents scholarship recipients on an ongoing process for undergraduate success. There are other programs that assist Regent scholars as well. I am a regents scholar recipient and my freshman year I was in the program called Aspire, which helped my success freshman year.
In my family, college was not the a topic that was discussed at the dinner table. The highest education that my parents recieved was high school, and they knew little about college. My parents did not know much about financial aid, or any other sources to pay for college. Not to mention, my high school counselor did not tell me about the process of going to college, and my older siblings had no interest of attending college. Ultimately, I was lost and had no plans of going to college.
My life has been a struggle at times, but my hard work, self-confidence, and eternal passion for my education and my community will outstandingly prepare me to be a successful member of this community at East Carolina University. I have had many different educational experiences that I feel have been beneficial for me. These things include Advance Placement and Honors classes, clubs, and volunteering for different organizations. I am a hardworking and challenging student, who likes to take Advance Placement and Honors classes and challenge herself. I have taken 3 AP classes previously, and currently enrolled in 2 for senior year of high school.