We brought you to America so that you and your brother would have a chance to compete in the country of opportunities, have a better life, and make better of yourselves. With an education, you are capable of taking this world to its highest potential, being whoever you want to be!” Similarly, my mother encouraged me to overcome adversity by speaking for what I believe in. Therefore, an opportunity to continue my education at a college would not only fulfill my own goals and aspirations, but it would also be a dream come true for my parents to see my
My family is an essential part of who I am. Regardless of the hardships my parents experienced when leaving Oaxaca, Mexico, they wanted a change that would grant them a better outlook on life and new opportunities. In particular, my dad will always be my role model. He is always putting the needs of others before his own, and although he goes through many hardships to provide his family with essentials, a roof over our head, food on the table and clothes on our back, he is the reason I want to keep continuing with my studies. He taught me to give back to those that are going through difficulty, such as feeding the homeless, lending a hand and hosting events to the community, and it shows me that there are people out there that are selfless and willing to care for others.
People with stem educations have the ability to change the future. Stem education allow you to do so much like create new things. A stem education can also make a new medicine as common a advil but is twice as good. https://innovation.ed.gov/what-we-do/stem/ Office of Innovation & Improvement Science, Technology, Engineering and Math says that stem is the future of the world and the ability to make people have more stem jobs is important. Third, is the ability to create.
Life gets tough at times and it did for me as well. I remember I was 10 when we decided to move to America. We moved in with my Uncle and we were extremely grateful to him for giving us space in his house to stay. My parents stayed in one room while me and my siblings stayed in another room. Since my uncle lived alone, he didn 't have enough mattresses for all of us so my siblings and I would use comforters to sleep on.
Similarly, mom and dad raised me in the way my dad was raised. Frankly, it’s hard to explain the impact my family has on future. I don’t think I would be as confident and ambitious as I am today without them. I am forever in debt to them. I know that they are proud of me; they tell me that every day, but I plan to exceed their hopes and dreams for me because Papa taught me that regardless of my environment I am the product of my choices and the pave maker of my
My family has always been very united but one day my dad emigrated to America, I was 5 years old and missed him a lot because I thought he was missing out so many important events of my childhood and all the new things I was going through, but he would always tell me that one day I would come to America and I remember I would get very content about it but as I was growing up I was making new friends, meeting new people and “living life” that I forgot about the idea of coming to America. As years were passing by, my family began to tell me that I had to enjoy every second in my country since it was probably my last year in Honduras and I believed it at first but then it never happened so I was so busy with school that I never thought the day would come. It was July 31, 2013, when I realized that the day my family and I has been waiting for had come. I and felt so different and I knew something was about to change in my life, though I was unsure of what it was I did have an idea of what it could be. “The day has come” I whispered.
According to Webster’s Dictionary, the American dream is the ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, determination, and initiative according to Webster’s Dictionary. Although this is true, the goals of achieving the American Dream is different to individuals. For example, having a college education, a successful marriage, giving your kids a better life than yours, becoming famous, speaking english, or being an American citizen are all part of some people’s opinion on accomplishing the American dream. My American dream consists of having a roof over my head, a successful job, enough to eat, a happy wife and children, and a healthy life. I want a spacious house in a safe
My dad, who is a single-father, has played a vital role in who I am. He has showed me that not everyone will be accepting of what I do and what plans I have, but no matter what, if it results in my happiness, then my plans must continue. Although my parents are divorced, both parents have impacted the way I see education, and I want to show my gratitude by graduating high school as an honor student and going to Arkansas Tech University. I’ve now realized that I am blessed with the teachers and the schools that I have at my disposal, and the fact that I have the blessing to be born in a country that allows me to get an education where I’m not going to be told “no”. I have discovered a love for math and fictional writing, and slowly have been gaining more confidence in who I am and am now a part of the National Honor Society, participated in state French competition, where I have placed 1st and 3rd in different events, and am President of the Hispanic Heritage
I identify myself as Korean-American. I am thankful for the risk that my parents took to come to America, thinking about their future children and trying to give my brother and me a chance at a life filled with more opportunities. Due to their sacrifice, I carry their Korean heritage while making every effort to create my own. I am no longer ashamed of my ethnicity, but grateful and appreciative. As a Korean-American, I have naturally absorbed and internalized American culture, while being influenced by my parents to experience Korean culture as