In Particular, I began to notice that I am getting old enough to understand that I am all I got to look up to and I don’t want to set a bad image for myself. Also, my decisions are what I make them to be, no one can choose my actions for me, so I have to choose them wisely. Admittedly, I got back into the church and also going back and finish school to better myself and my education. However, now I open my eyes every day knowing I am going to have a good day with no negativity, I have my family back helping me but I let the friends go completely. Now I am looking forward to furthering my education after high school and taking care of my family the way I always wanted.
The final reason that led me to college is to experience the" life of as a college student". I have learned that college is nothing compared to high school. Being a college student is not easy, it is about learning from others, learning how to become independent and following your dreams. I will continue to keep working hard and get myself a step closer each day to my dream career. To sum everything up college is an opportunity that not everyone has, so being able to attend college is a blessing that no one should take for granted.
For example, I had a chance take all honor classes when I first moved to a new school but my cautious nature took over and I lost that chance to achieve more that year. Mine and Sara’s personality are different by how we approach situations and make decisions. Nevertheless, the connection that Sara and I have is more of a companionship. Mine and Sara’s hardships in discrimination and taking care of our family bonds us but it is our unique personalities that set us apart. Nonetheless, this unity is shared with everyone so no one is ever
I started receiving compliments from family members and from peers at school. This feeling was alien to me since I was never noticed in that way before. It created a feeling that I wanted to replicate, which made me come up with a plan. I decided I had to continue to lose weight because this was going to end the negativity in school. As a teen what was inspiring me was social expectations and I didn’t realize that losing weight also mean’t lowering my risk of health complications.
In the years since I entered school, to the moment that my cap left my hand, I had grown into an entirely new version of myself. The freedom of college in combination with the guidance of so many teachers had led me to turn every negative aspect of myself into something new. With the pride I had gained in being part of something bigger, I became diligent and wholly interested in my studies. I had met so many interesting people who helped me break from my shell, and in doing so I had met some of the greatest friends I have ever had. However, in the scale of my life, these events are of little importance to me in everyday life.
At the time of writing this paper I am 23 years old. Through these last 5 years I have grown a lot and gained an outlook of what I want to do in life but I realize I'm not perfect, and I never will be. Even this summer I have dropped 2 classes but God willing and time management on my side, I will successfully take classes to finish out my Associate's Degree in the fall and spring. The correct amount of classes for me. Not how many the advisor thinks I should take, not too many due to people asking me when I will finish my degree, not in a rush.
My friend's family from elementary school have me an opportunity to live with them. My grades averaged out to a C which allowed me to see my junior year in high school. My hopes of becoming a senior and finishing high school were fading fast, I knew I would not make it. But, I managed to see my first and only group home. I needed to free myself of any street activities in order to prosper.
I told my friend I wouldn’t do it and ran inside. Now, this wasn’t a deal breaker, we stayed friends up until the end of the school year when I had to transfer schools. This experience affected me in many ways. It’s almost like it sprouted a little leaf in me that has grown and grown each time I’ve used it. I’ve learned other values from this experience such as character and my moral
I am able to come up with solutions to problems and take initiative on a task, provide community service, positive advice and encouragement to my fellow friends and classmates. Also Golden Door seeks out intellectually curious students who are committed to developing their talents for lives of leadership and service, I can say that I have these characteristics. Even though I did not attend College after my High School graduation, I did not give up on my dreams. It actually took me to years to be part of Guilford College, over those two years I felt lost falling into an endless abyss but continue to reach out to Colleges asking in what ways they could help me to make College affordable. I applied to many scholarships, Es El Momento, North Carolina Hispanic College Fund, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, Etc.
Coming to Ashesi, I believe I haven’t been that much of a servant leader because like High School, I’ve kept to myself most often and this has prevented me from looking beyond myself in order to address the needs of others. However, the little we have studied in the course so far has opened my eyes to see servant leaders in action and how their work has benefited those around them. It has stirred up some kind of desire in me to improve the lives of the people in my community and this is outlined in the story I hope to be a reality by the time I am a hundred years old. My name is Zaneta Asare and this is my autobiography at age 100. I graduated from Ashesi University in the year 2019 with a BSc Honors in Computer Engineering.
If you were to ask me what my dreams were before high school, I would have told you it was to simply be happy. Before high school I had such a simple life and could only think the endless possibilities I had waiting for me in the future, but now that time has come and everything is becoming a reality. All throughout life obstacles will be placed in your path, but it was not until now I realized that they are not put there to hurt you, but to make you stronger. A while ago, my mom had been married to a man named Martin, who happened to be the father of my two youngest sisters, Wanjiru and Wanjugu. We were living in Tracy, California at the time and they bought a house together.
Thats the question i ask my self everyday these past couple of months. I feel as if I never made my own decisions in life. I always depended on my guardians and others to help make my decisions . It’s good to get help from others to make decisions but not all the time. There were time where I would like to do certain things and i would ask a friend how they felt about it and if they negatively commented I would automatically change my mind , there would be parties I would not want to go to but the people i surrounded my self around wanted to go I would force my self to go.
Those three were the individual ones that I seemed to identify the most with but there are common factors that are the same in each and every one of these students. Most of them were motivated by their parents or had some external force holding them accountable. They all had outlets such as sports or even just taking walks to keep them grounded. Mine was reading, I knew when I was younger that reading a book when I was going through something always help, it seemed like I was in a new world. Finally, even though they were all first generation students they still knew from the very beginning that they would graduate college.
By this time it was high school junior year. I had gotten a better job, that paid more so I can help pay more bills. Now I 'm not saying all I did was work and go to school, I went out, had fun made friends,and strong connections with people who could last a lifetime.That 's just all part of growing up, you meet people with similar interests they make you open up and become the person that 's hiding within you. All this basically halted, when my whole life I 've thought I 've just been getting random migraines became something more. Through my years of school I suffered through this pain until I couldn 't take it any longer.