However, Gladwell’s writing has informed me that anyone, if they are prepared to work hard, can reach their goals. Learning Frameworks itself has offered myself and many others a jumping off point for the looming workload of college. I feel more prepared and motivated than ever to excel in my courses. Typically, I hold myself up to the average standard in my classes. I wish to take more initiative in my endeavors, but am somewhat unwilling to put in both the time and attention.
You need to grow as a person. Living the college life will be a nice change of pace. I will learn how to sustain myself and how live every day as an “adult.” It will test me like I’ve never been tested before, but I’m keen to the challenge. I can already see myself experiencing this once in a lifetime experience and going to classes to learn from these great minds. But this is not where my journey ends.
The high school experiences that I attained helped me developed my leadership skills and my communication skills allowing me to use them outside the school. I was available to keep up a professional attitude and work efficiently. With everything, I learned I was more comfortable being myself. Showing the agency where I did my hours that I was capable of doing anything. The agency influenced me to work harder than before not forgetting that have the one year of high school left and this internship will be used in my resume in the future.
It opened my eyes on things that I need to work on. I decided to start with toastmasters, and I am enjoying this so much because I get to learn so much and it really does boast my confidence. If I didn’t receive the feedback, I don’t think I would’ve taken the step to work on my presentation and public speaking techniques. I find it amazing that the first few classes in toastmaster I would never volunteered to speak first, but through the exercises I have learned to be confident in what I am about to say. This has helped me in meetings at
In my argument essay, I tried to voice a strong opinion, but fell short. Although our process analysis essays and cover letters haven’t been graded yet, I believe that I portrayed a more confident tone and style in those than I did in my argument essay. While writing those particular essays, I focused more on meeting the requirements sufficiently and voicing my opinion effectively. I believe that gaining this kind of insight on essay-writing is a reflection of improvement in my writing skills and overall
I learned to find friends and be academically successful all on my own. I learned to use my mesosystem of the interactions between my peers and school to aid my development and allow me to end up in the successful place that I am today. I used the example my family gave me to develop my moral strengths. I created my own ideas and my own morals based on the cognitive and emotional challenges that my home life created. I used school as an outlet in order to aid my cognitive development.
Starting my first independent essay, I was nervous because I have to go above and beyond when researching in order to get a good grade. Writing had always been one of my strengths, but it was challenging to take that initial step past the sixth form style of writing essays. Moving past this phase has greatly opened my mind. My thoughts are now able to be more complex because I have learned how to maintain a logical argument in a structured
I wish to attend the GERI Summer Residential for multiple reasons, including the experience I will earn in my area of interest, the challenge I will receive, the relationships I will make, and information I will learn. I have always been interested in taking all opportunities I can to separate myself from everyone else. I wish to achieve and be the best person I can be academically. Foremost, I work extremely hard in class maintaining a solid GPA of 4.0. My high school courses consist of advanced placement courses and courses that are geared towards my interests.
I learned to ask them to do tasks for me rather than instruct them to do the tasks. The group of individuals I work with responded very well to this. Chief reluctantly told me that I had caused him to open his mind to other ways of leading, but my thirst for knowledge did not end here. This event caused me to reach out to other sailors who I saw were leading well. I had approached another E-5 and showed me how he would lead based on how who he was leading.
They say some people are destined for greatness, and there 's no escaping destiny. But often, those who are chosen to be great have no idea. Through trials and tribulations, they find their way. There are many experiences that have motivated my change, it took me a long time to realize I had to do better not only for me but for my family. Backbone was a big part of why I decided to go to college, it opened my eyes to so much, broadened my way of thinking.