However, in that short one-hour ceremony, I had relinquished my Indian citizenship, losing something I had from birth, and had pledged myself to “the home of the free and the land of the brave.” Growing up as an Indian in America, I have been privileged to witness the beauties of both cultures. The appeal of India resides in its long history and rich culture. It is in the traditions that are entrenched in the very framework of the Indian
Even in school I remember having to constantly compete with my classmates just to receive the least amount of attention. One trait that I did inherit from being a military kid is my adventurous spirit.
of communications. The impact this made of my life was very heavy because I learned a lot and gained a deeper love for DECA. I have learned how to communicate with others more, manage time wisely, and plan accordingly. This experience helped me more about being the head of an organization. Being about of this club is very beneficial because it is basic preparation of becoming a leader.
From how they survive every discrimination the society has given them down to how they (society) learned to treasure them, these questions have been on my mind ever since then. Because of travelling I was able to seek answers to these question. Travelling did not only made learn new things but it also made me experience the so called “time stop.” Just like when we went to Cagbalete Island in the province of
Personal fulfillment, a flexible schedule, making proper connections, and just enjoying life have always been something I’ve strived for, but have never been above money in my personal hierarchy. As much as I still adore that plan, my mind, like most things, went through a small altercation. When I first attended Kirkwood this previous fall, I landed a work-study position working for the Boy’s & Girl’s Club of Cedar Rapids. I was assigned to Hoover elementary. Like any other job, I was provided a schedule.
I learned so many things in the past year, how to take care of myself as well as someone else, how to smile when I’m weary, how to multitask and keep working towards my goals even when there are more pressing things in the immediate future. Most of all, it taught me to have compassion. Witnessing my grandmother’s struggle made me realize just how momentous other people’s troubles can be, even if I have never experienced them or anything like them myself. Though this experience has been the greatest fight I’ve fought in my young life, stretching my capabilities to their maximum, it has been the defining event of my life. For that, I am eternally grateful to the problems I’ve faced in this struggle as well as the supportive people who surround
Thousands of people choose the National Guard as a way of life every year. Although there are obvious issues with choosing the National Guard as a career path, many people enjoy being a part of this brother and sisterhood. The issues that people in the National Guard face include the stress put on the families of deployed National Guard soldiers, being deployed and working with homeland security at the same time, and dealing with the threats of foreign countries’ attacks against the United States. Many people choose to make the National Guard their life path, but they learn all of the sacrifices they must make to serve their country. Most people notice all of the main issues with the National Guard, but some people are still willing to take the risk and go through the stress to serve their
Three years later, we are pregnant, homeless in a hotel and still loyal. When enough is enough I left and now after the pain, I have a better home, beautiful child, master’s degree and living in peace. My healing after the pain. October 5, 2005, I was a homeowner, a recent college graduate, good credit, no children and a great job. I had everything but a husband.
Self Sociologist in the United States today believe that we develop over time because of the different stages of age norms we face in our life span and by “time related rules and regulations”. This means we will have different time periods where we are forced to maintain relationships with people in our life that will help us grow, learn, and make mistakes to build us a better charchecter within ourselves. Personally I have had many milestones in my life that has taught me a lot as far as mistakes and being able to grow as a young man that I have grown into today. Completing High school was a huge social milestone for me, I wanted it for myself but most importantly I wanted to make my family happy. Theories of Self development There are many theories that we follow that are all considered to be good theories of self development.
A leadership experience I have encountered is working with kids. I have a job where I work with kids and I'm someone they look up to and they know they will always have soemone. I've realized how much of an impact I make on their lives and how much they look up to me because if they are going through a rough time they go straight to me. Ive became close with some of my kids and they have really opended up to me and i realized how hard some of their lifes are and how much of a postive impact I make on these kids. Some of the kids I work with all from all different ages and I got the pleasure to have a couple kids come into the high school as freshman while I was senior and they were so scared to come in but I've never seen their eyes
I have learned many life skills like problem solving, leadership skills, communication, and how to help in my community. This organization impacts all its members whether they realize it or not and the things they learn stick with them throughout their lives. FCCLA has inspired me to make a bigger difference than I am with just being an FCCLA member. I believe that I can make a difference with FCCLA by taking on the role of being the FCCLA chapter president. Also, I have lots of ideas on how to improve our
I have had many different outstanding educational experiences in my past, like AP and Honors classes, clubs and volunteering in my community. My educational experiences have taught me to challenge myself and become a part of different organizations related to serving the community, which will prepare me to be a successful member for the East Carolina University
I always put my mind to a goal and do my best to achieve it, and I have great moral support from many people. I have learned so much on working with people of different ethnicity, cultures, as well as with special needs students who I assist and teach and it 's such an incredible opportunity to be part of their lives. But most of all my biggest achievement is being devoted and dedicated to those things I love the most. Especially now I would love to have an accomplishment of being part of the Capital One