Elva had a great deal of respect for Apá, who tried his best to provide for his family. From the early years of Elvas life, her father always showed the significance in which education played for his children. He ensured each of his six children where to graduate high school; something in which himself, and very few other Mexican Americans were not able to achieve. He ensured this was possible by conveying a great deal of emphasis on the importance of education. Every year, Apá and the family would return from the farms a month earlier than when the farming season finished.
I love my family with all my heart and their support means the world to me. Life can have its ups and downs and ultimately keeping my eye on the prize will keep me going and prevent me from ever giving up. I know what I want my legacy to be and realize that it is up to me to make it happen. Therefore, I suggest you take a personal inventory and envision your ideal legacy. The image you create may not be completely accurate because change happens.
My experience as a child and undergraduate has paved the way for me to help others achieve their educational ambitions. These attributes of teaching and helping others were also instilled in me by my grandparents and mother. Through them, I was taught the value of hard work and perseverance and will bring these same values to my education. As much as my grandparents and mother have been a success story of the immigrant experience in this country, I want to be a success story as a first generation Hispanic-American female in my family to graduate with a masters. I have many goals for my future.
A family stays with you and I have learned how important they are to me. In conclusion, today I have learned so much about my family and myself. As I briefly discussed and reflected upon a few of my family values, I realize how these values have made a huge impact on my life. It really is quite amazing to see how what my family has taught me could make such a big influence upon my personality and who I
Traditions encompass all the values in a certain community or society. From older to newer traditions, all these social customs went under a process of acceptance and change once. The values represented by the traditional family structures were always considered to be crucial in the building of a healthy society. However, nowadays, the concept of the traditional family has changed and given room to other interpretations as well. Whether they may like it or not, some people should consider these new concepts and respect them just as today’s generations do it.
I have grown into a stronger and more independent person, and I will use my experience as a stepping stone and prove I can become a civil lawyer. I believe I am the strongest candidate for the Feldco Scholarship because I have been through a rough experience and I have been able to change into a stronger person, with the help of my parents. I am looking forward to attending the University of Iowa, where I will put my strength and experience into devotion to becoming a civil lawyer. I can't wait to hear back from you if you have any other questions for
Every human being has roles in a family and I feel equip to relate to these roles and understand the complexities, challenges, and strengths they bring. Professionally, I will be sensitive to the fact that each person has numerous unique experiences that shape their life. Therefore, my education and view on family has helped me recognize the importance of understanding and embracing each person’s originality; while also making it a point to do what I can to improve their
As the great American author Mario Puzo one said, “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.”This is saying that loyalty gives people the ability to work together and succeed in anything they set out to do. In The Odyssey, written by Homer and translated by Robert Fagles, you really learn the power on relying on one another and seeing why loyalty is so really important in life so you can get anything done in life. And as the story is going through the journeys of Odysseus he learns different way to get all the tasks and challenges done and still try to find a way home to get back to his wife and his only child. Even though he does put his crew in some unpromising situations, hHe still deserves
One day, I want to reflect on my younger years and know that I am responsible for something that was done to give me a great start in life. I want to be able to make my family proud of me as well as myself. Education has resulted in me wanting to improve my skill level, while evoking a sense of pride and confidence that I sometimes