My College Admissions Essay: My Path To Success

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My Ability to overcome obstacles has taken me to farther places in life. I was born in Cuajinicuilapa a town in Guerrero Mexico and because of economical and unequal opportunities traveled to the United States. Thankfully my Grandmother knew that if I was to be brought to the land where everyone has “equal opportunities” I could have a better future; even thought I was going to be undocumented she knew that I would have a preferable future here. From the moment I stepped foot on U.S. soil I was already living the dream that many immigrants spend their entire lives hoping to obtain. Because of the educational resources that are offered in the United States I was able to excel in School. I attended an Early College Academy and graduated with a 4.25 weighted GPA. I participated in many clubs such as the Recycle, Environmental, Yearbook, And Diversity Club. I was also a member of the National Honors Society, and have accumulated over 200 hours of community service. I can assure…show more content…
I am able to come up with solutions to problems and take initiative on a task, provide community service, positive advice and encouragement to my fellow friends and classmates. Also Golden Door seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service, I can say that I have these characteristics. Even though I did not attend College after my High School graduation, I did not give up on my dreams. It actually took me to years to be part of Guilford College, over those two years I felt lost falling into an endless abyss but continue to reach out to Colleges asking in what ways they could help me to make College affordable. I applied to many scholarships, Es El Momento, North Carolina Hispanic College Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Etc. but somehow I was not awarded

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