Last year, my Osteopathic application was made in haste and was submitted as a back up plan to failing Allopathic applications. As a part of completing the primary application and also preparing for Osteopathic interviews, I discovered that the Osteopathic philosophy appeared to be a better fit for me. Shadowing an Osteopathic physician as well as an Allopathic physician has solidified this observation. Last year’s failed attempt to gain entry to medical school has been soul crushing and has forced me to consider other career paths. During this period, I have examined many options.
Ever since I was young, my parents have wanted me to pursue a career in medicine. I was not very happy as it was not a career I enjoyed, and it took lots of studying. It eventually became too stressful as my strenuous efforts toward my parents’ goal were not paying off. My parents stopped pressuring me as it was
As a freshman, I thought this was out of reach for me and pointless to work toward so I decided to put NHS out of my sight. I did not realize my potential as a young scholar; in doing so, I set myself back academically. My priorities were set on understanding the hectic schedule instead of the vigorous goals that I have now. As a fourteen year-old in freshman year, my standards were set lower for myself since I was unorganized and lost majority of the time. I lacked skills in time-management and multitasking; skills which I practiced and perfected through my school’s use of the modular schedule.
A true peak was being accepted to Texas State University. San Marcos was a college town, full of distractions, and was where someone in their early twenties can learn a lot about growing up. I joined the school’s polo team and thought more about the team than I did about school work. Unfortunately, being irresponsible and skipping classes caused me to fail out, which forced me to see what needed to be done next. A recent edition to the timeline was getting back to school to finish my bachelor’s degree.
When I originally came to Eckerd College, I was super excited and nervous about leaving home and coming to new area. Also, I was super nervous about not knowing my major. I was in between a couple of majors and couldn’t decide because everything interested me. I also was super nervous about not being able to make a 4 year plan once I did pick a major. But once I got here my peer mentors guided me and helped calm me down when I picked my first classes.
Research Paper Career Related My Career Choice: I have always wanted to do hostage negotiation for a career; it always seemed to me like such an exciting job. But once I got pregnant I decided that hostage negotiation might be a little bit too dangerous for me, so now I’m looking more into the field of grief counseling. I have always been able to handle other people’s emotions very well and I love helping other people. I have already taken all the required classes and programs to be able to start a paid internship at Stuart Marchman Behavioral Center in January. The want me to start Monday, January 4th 2016.
High school was a roller coaster ride for me, from the endless fun of parties to the minor breakdowns and panic attacks that would land myself in the hospital. The pressure and stress got to me and the fact that failing out of the school that I’ve been going to for twelve years with long life friends was coming to an end. Now that I look back at it though it might have been the best decision for my well-being because then I would of not been able to meet the people that I met at Chamblee Charter High School. You would think moving from a private to a public school would be a big cultural shock, you are very correct. Atlanta International School, which was the school I went for basically my whole life, was a very open minded, well rounded, and accepting establishment since the most of the students where from all over the world.
When 6th grade came, I transferred into a Baltimore City Public School since I really wasn’t getting the education I needed at the private school. It was still rough not fitting it. I thought that becoming like the other kids would make me happy, but I was learning new things everyday and I realized in high school that being the outcast is better than being like everyone else. The journey I dealt with in high school was very emotionally tough and life changing. I learned that I was placed on this earth to discover my own path, and I wouldn’t be happy if I live someone else’s life.
I mean, now that I 've finished 4 years of grueling high school I know the smart people words for what Jeff and my 7th grade class did to Jessica. It was social injustice, but mostly it was just flat out mean. For half of my eighth grade year, I thought I would go to seminary school and become a priest because of Jessica. But then I remembered priests can 't get married, and I 'm marrying Courtney!How could I have forgotten that?! Plus, to be a priest, you have to get called and I haven 't got any calls.
Throughout high school I was learning a foreign language and adapting to a new culture all while learning the required material in grade school. My course and background gave me a substantial disadvantage and I often fell behind. When I graduated high school I decided to give college an initial try but I did not do so well and I had to pause my studies to rethink my course. One of my biggest deterrents was my uncertain future in America. When the opportunity came I enrolled at the University of Texas at Dallas and finished my bachelor 's
College is where people who want to pursue a higher education go to better themselves. Going to college is no walk in the park especially if you live away from home and out-of-state, Argument ably College is where someone actually finds themselves, but not everyone finishes college, some drop out but why? There are many reasons why college students drop out of school in United States. Such Factors as financial support, over worked, or unexpected life changing events would be the causes of a student wanting to drop out One of the main reasons that college dropout rates are high through the United States is because most students do not have a stable financial support. 9 times out of 10 if a person goes away from home to go to college they are young inexperienced and are lacking employment opportunity skills.
While I do not consider it a failure now at the time I was definitely frustrated with myself and considered it a failure. When I had to repeat my junior year I was mad at myself for not be able to complete the school year. As time went on I was able to focus on the positives in the situation and I was able to finally accept that I was not prepared for my senior year both emotionally and academically considering I missed so much school. If I did continue on to senior year I would not have been close to prepared as I am now for college. I ended up repeating my junior year due to the fact that I missed close to two-thirds of school due to a medical condition.