My Post-Secondary Education

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My post-secondary education is very important to me because it will shape who I become in the next 10 years. My family is not the most financially stable and I unfortunately have to try and find a way to pay for college myself. This scholarship would help take away some of the burden of finding a way to pay for it all. I believe that I possess good time management and study habits. I currently have 2 jobs and extracurricular activities that I do outside of school, and I always find time to study and get my work done. I am very responsible and make sure my work is done before anything else. I have always excelled in music. I attribute a lot of my success to my teacher, Brennan Bell, who has been a wonderful music teacher throughout high school…show more content…
After college, I would love to become a high school music teacher. Some long term goals are to go back to college after teaching for awhile and get my doctorate in conducting. I also want to get married and have a nice family. My main priority is my education and to get a secure job that I…show more content…
I also participated in Read Across America from 2014-2016 at Wasson Elementary. I also currently have 2 jobs. I work at T.J. Maxx and at Dunkin Donuts in DuBois. I work at least 4-5 days usually between the 2 jobs and get anywhere between 4-6 hours per shift. I am a section leader in chorus at DuBois Area High School. I help pass music out, and I help anyone if they don't know their parts or if they are having trouble with any of the music. There are a lot of people in chorus, so Mr.Bell can't help everyone all the time. He has taught me a lot about music over the past 4 years and I believe he trusts me to help the underclassmen with anything they are having trouble with. This experience helps me because it gives me chances to teach what I know to my peers around me. Learning piano has definitely been a hardship for me. Trying to learn an instrument is very difficult because of the theory that goes behind it and all the little things like where exactly to place your hands, where to sit on the bench, and how exactly to move your fingers/hands. Along with learning how to play, you have to know how to read music well. I have also had hardships in school. Last year I took pre calculus, and that was probably the most difficult class I had taken up to that point. I rarely understood what we did in class and had to go get help
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