Before 10th grade, I had an insufficiently rigorous course load to yield a competitive GPA. After taking the most rigorous classes for a year and boosting my GPA, I have decided to help my classmates tackle the competition at my school by helping them organize their schedules and classes for future academic years. I have reached out to these classmates through class projects and tutoring sessions. So far, I have helped about five teenagers become competitive. I have also frequently volunteered at a local food pantry.
He had his side job for extra money, but he did not actually need the job. “Some of the caddies were poor as sin, and lived in one-room houses with a neurasthenic cow in the front yard, but Dexter Green’s father owned the second best grocery-store in Black Bear- the best one was ‘The Hub’, patronized by the wealthy people from Sherry Island- and Dexter caddied only for pocket-money.” (Winter Dreams). Dexter grew up in a middle class family. They had money.
The last couple of summers, I have had with the opportunity to work long days at Trestlewood, a lumberyard run predominantly by my family. When I first started the job, I viewed work as an obligatory task that must be accomplished so I could earn money. Although I was not wrong, I failed to realize the great opportunity to develop many necessary skills that would prepare me for my life. The first summer I was there, I had one goal: to just get through each day.
A few days later, the teams met up with the coaches. There were about 10-13 people on each team, and all of mixed grades from grade 6-8. I didn't really know anyone that well, so I just sat and listened as the coach talked and congratulated all of us for making competitive. Then we started practices that week, and the skill level to me was different then I had imagined from my earlier years of playing. the drills were much harder than I was used too, and I got very confused easily for what I was supposed to do.
Killing yourself to show that you work harder than everyone else and in your head you are the best employee and deserve an award for your work ethic. I once experience occupational burnouts in my undergrad. I worked three jobs and went to school full-time without sleeping and eating some days. It was stressful and overwhelming because I was making sure my bills got paid, my grades stay up, and that I had funds to get back and forth to work because I walked to school or caught the bus most of the time. At the time, my health was not important to me as it should have been because I am a diabetic, but since I was so head over hills to take care of my family and have a little extra change for spending money, hard work was the key for me to make a change.
The Recipe for Achievement Wally Amos is a very well-known business owner. He stated making cookies at a very young age his grandmother use to make it for him all the time back in 1948. He thought the recipe was good, he decided to make it his own.
My brother and I come up with a plan to clean ice and remaining snow off of cars and sidewalk for money. I had always wanted to do something like this but never had the chance till now. Every house we went up to was friendly and we made about twenty dollars each that day. A few days later school is back in session. This time of felt like a holiday break
While it was not dealing with exotic, endangered animals, I was still able to help homeless dogs find their forever homes by helping set up adoptions. Up until I started my Junior year of high school and got my first job, I spent about every weekend at the shelter. Eventually and sadly, I had to dedicate more time to work and school, as it was both important for me to stay on top of my grades and pay both my phone bill and car insurance. Working and balancing school may not be considered an “achievement” but it is something I am proud to have been doing since I have turned 16. This is because it has taught me many social skills I can use throughout my life and has also allowed me to fill in leadership roles; as I have helped with tasks in the work environment such as training, managing and dealing with customers, and so much
I learnt this when I was 10 years old because since at that time I was able to cook for my family. I went to the market alone, cooked the healthy food for the family and did every house work. Therefore, I became the main role of the family and independent to take care of my family. This value helps me a lot when I became an international student.