The money that I give away to my Alma mater generally goes to current scholarships and to support fund new programs for the upcoming classes of students who will attend my Alma mater. Usually it’s a remarkable to give away money and to know that I can have an abiding impact on forthcoming generations of my fellow college scholar long into the future to come. Thus, as a college freshman, I have many tribulations to overcome. Whatever my intention, college can guide me to the finish line.
Thankfully, I came back home and did not have to fully adapt to the New York City life. I will never forget all of the things that I experienced and witnessed while in New York. When someone has grown up in a small town and lived there for their whole life, even visiting a big city can be a little overwhelming at first. Five days of living in New York City was not enough time to get use to their way of life. It could take months in order to do that.
Money was also a motivating factor because I wanted to have a career that could pay well and secure my retirement that way I can build a family. From past experience working with investors I noticed that the majority of them are vehement about saving money and most of them had a college education. Lastly, the strongest motivating factor was my future career and interests. I have always enjoyed being a manager
But these are obviously not the only people who have helped me. I deliberately left my parents and other family members out of the essay. Partially, this is because I believe it’s so obvious that they shaped my life. The other part is that I wanted to challenge myself to think of other people who might not normally get recognized as important people in my life.
Moving on to Columbus after the season was over at Cedar Point, I leased my first apartment. Things were going great for me, I was living one day at a time. My goal was to get into school and make my parents proud, I wanted them to see that I was more than just a bride. I worked extra hard, I made sure my bills were paid on time. I have learned that I do not have any room for mistakes while living out on my own, especially when I refuse to accept any help.
My high school career has been like a big ole road trip from the east coast to the west coast. The beginning of the freshman year started out like being in California not caring what I was doing or how I was gonna get there. All I knew was that I wanted to make it to the end and graduate and go to college. I did not how I was gonna make the journey, all I knew was that I was eventually going to get there. My goal was to travel to the east coast somewhere and see what college I ended up at.
As a child and into my early teen years I often complained of being bored. I claimed that the best thing to do in Fargo was go to the mall where I would walk around window shopping because I didn’t actually have the money to buy anything. I think this thought changed when I was able to drive myself places and found the hidden gems of this unique city. I now spend friday nights going to poetry slams or eating at one of the many locally owned restaurants with my friends.
In 2013 my parents told me we were moving to United States at first I didn't want to come, I had my life already done there I have many friends all my family living near I could go and visit them when I wanted, then I start realizing that it would be a good idea to get to know a different country and other people. When I got here my thoughts were that it was going to be so difficult to get used to a new place, but actually it wasn’t. I went to many parts of the country my favorite was Las Vegas everything was beautiful there. I got to visit my family and go to other states that is one of the things I will never regret for coming to a new country. One of the things that was most difficult for me was to get used to the food it tastes different specially tortillas, cheese, corn, beans and ham but also here the food tastes really good, food that I had never tasted where I live before.
Lucky, I lived in very close proximity to New York City and during my teenage years in order to escape the pressures of American suburbia, I routinely found comfort and excitement jumping on the bus and heading in to the jungles of NYC. After graduating high school, I took the expected next step in life toward an Associate Degree. I attended Bergen Community College, majoring in fine arts. Because by then my parents had divorced and our financial situation had changed, I worked full time to afford tuition. One of the fondest memoirs I have of my childhood is flying in a plane and feeling excitement for the new adventure I was about to experience in a place I had never been before.
Sticking true to this, I decided in my junior year that when I graduated from high school, I would go to college in New York City. Even before visiting, I romanticized everything about the city, and no Law & Order: SUV episode or horror story about New York could take my sights off of the city. Going to college in New York is my chance to experience a big city, and to experience new things. Most people do not enjoy change, and will even do anything to resist it, but I am not one of those of people. Falling into constant routine for me becomes dissatisfying, and my need for change is reflected in my enthusiastic attitude about moving almost a thousand miles away from home.
The financial situation I see myself in consists of sharing a rented apartment with one other person—likely my sister or a close friend—and working at Badcock Home Furniture & More with an income around $14 an hour. Additionally, I imagine I would have a small side income based on my artistic works, but it wouldn’t not be too large due to the time each piece would take to create alongside a 40-hour work week. I do not imagine either myself or my roommate owning a pet or using cable television, and I know whoever I would room with would remain fairly frugal with their money. Furthermore, renting an apartment would reduce many of the expenses of living in a house, such as home improvement, repairs, and gardening. My cellphone plan is still under
It was misconception, however, because attending this school would bring even more than those I had before. My parents could never be able to afford this school for me, but that didn 't stop me from desiring to live in a place where I knew, opportunities were around every corner and I was right. My University has been so generous since the day I stepped foot on campus and has provided me the support I need to be successful. My responsibilities are still in tact, I 'm working hard to stay in good academic standing, balancing work and organizations, and helping out at home the best I can from hours away. The doors that have opened since I decided to attend Texas A&M are those which I would have never came into contact with if I had failed to believe in myself as well as the Aggies who were immediate to congratulate me when I did.
Over the past couple years I have been considering different career fields to go to a university or college for. The career path I chose had to (preferably) be something I would enjoy and one I could earn enough to provide for a family. I opted for a career in Cosmetology because I have enjoyed doing
However, I had always told myself that I would someday re enroll, earn a degree, and graduate so that I could be a prime example for my four children as to what never giving up looks like. I believe this college would enable me to earn a degree without taking on a heavy financial burden. In addition, I appreciate the flexible structure of programs which would fit into my current lifestyle as a busy mom. And, I definitely love the maturer yet diverse environment the school has to offer.