My new mantra for life became “Train harder and smarter.” My new mindset allowed me to achieve long-term success while not compromising my health and encouraging self-destructive behavior. The perfectionism and diligence I had developed after years of training translated into my schoolwork. My hard work and attention to detail allowed me to maintain high marks throughout high school; however, it made me obsess over results by putting too much pressure on myself and getting frustrated when my grades were short of my expectations. As a result, I found an efficient way to structure my studying so I could get good grades while enjoying the process of learning and not burning myself out. Figure skating taught me how to recover from failures in my everyday life by not letting them define me and accept that there are no shortcuts to success.
The narrator appears to have a positive and loving attitude for her mother; she has a lot of respect and pride for her and wants to stand up for what her mother rightfully deserves. I think this was very unique; she uses irony repeatedly in her essay. It keeps you interested throughout the essay and even after I finished. I wondered what her response was to the person at the Social Security Office after they said, "Well you see-your mother never worked." Even though she didn't express her feelings about not getting any benefits from her mother's death, I can tell that she was upset and shocked that the government overlooked the work, her mother did daily.
Avid has academically shaped me through leaps and bounds. I had always maintained pretty satisfying grades in school, but Avid has improved me so much. It had helped me stay organized with my school work along with how to manage my time. The main reason I had joined Avid is because I want to be prepared for college when it approaches. Avid will hopefully help me find the right school along with steering me in the right direction.
I work hard in school and always an prepared when it comes to a quiz or a test. I understand that to qualify for National Honor Society you have to be strong in academics. I have worked hard to be where I am today. I've been on the gold honor roll every semester. I enjoy school and I'm blessed that I have the opportunity to attend such a great
They taught me that an educated person is one who can accomplish great things. They pushed me to be that person. They pushed me to do the best I can academically. An accomplishment that I am proud of is being inducted into the, “National Honor Society.” This has proven to me that hard work and dedication pays off and has allowed me to be recognized for all the sacrifices made to achieve high grades in the most challenging courses offered at my high school. This would never have been possible if not for the "push" my family gave me towards education and hard
I want to improve the CPS systems especially, because of work overload a lot of children are suffering. Eventually, I would like to open my own agency that will not only empower and/or encourage children to be there better self but will also secure them a future in life. An agency that is truly going to bring in positive and great results and would not consist of burnouts/work overload. Experience as a Student In undergraduate school, there were a lot of good moments, as well as struggling moments. There were times that I wanted to quit, but that was not
Upon reaching the end of the 3rd quarter of my senior year, I have recognized my strengths to be my adept ability to pay attention in the classroom, working well in groups and producing work to the best of my ability. Paying attention in a classroom environment is necessary to understand the assignment at hand, working well in groups as community contributors will help in future situations and I have always found it to be essential to produce work of great quality because it represents the pride I have in my work. However, my areas of improvement include staying on top of assignments because my last high school tennis team season has started and I will have to work harder to make sure I get my assignments done on time. With my attendance at stake, I will need to eradicate procrastination and avoid missing any
This scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for students of GVSU, and I am honored to be considered for this scholarship. I believe that I am a great applicant for this scholarship, and that I deserve this scholarship. One reason I deserve this scholarship is because of my strong academic courses. Throughout my high school career, I pushed myself academically by taking a total of 10 AP classes and 7 honors classes. These classes were all challenging, yet I pushed through with determination to complete the classes to the best of my ability.
Most people believe that it is what jumpstarts a prosperous future. The fact that Sandra went to graduate school after completing her undergrad studies is a feat in itself. However, in her father’s eyes his daughter could not achieve what her brothers could because she is a woman. Luckily Sandra Cisneros ignored her father’s wishes and became the amazing writer that she is, because it is what she believed was her destiny in life. One could argue that gender roles are a part of sacred traditions that should not be broken.
It has been the fault of the school district, school, and teachers as to why the students have a lack of global perspective. In talking to my students I found out that they think very little of competing academically with another country and how the use of technology impacts their ability to compete. Other than a social studies course, we rarely mention what takes place in countries other than our own and it is even more rare to talk about how these countries are using technology or their advancement in education. Not taking advantage of this platform with our students and colleagues eventually puts us all at a disadvantage because we limit our research for competing to neighboring schools and counties before we even look at things from a national