What does Mitt Romney, Demi Lovato, Jessica Alba, and Selena Gomez, have in common, can you guess what it is? They are all Mexicans who I would say have succeeded in life and made that “American Dream” come true, something I would love to say one day down the road. Growing up, my parents only gave me one lesson, “Finish school so you don’t need to work as hard as we did.” My parents came to the United States of America weeks after getting married in Mexico around 1991. Coming with nothing, leaving everything and everyone they love behind, and no one to help them, all while my mother was pregnant.
From the first time I walked into the hammer circle, I knew that the hammer throw was going to become one of the most important things to me. My first time throwing the hammer was a complete failure. I actually threw it in the wrong direction and fell onto the ground. After practicing nearly every day for the past three years, I'm finally at a point where I'm confident in my skills. I’ve competed in national meets all over the country.
Out of the three activities I participate in at Anson High School, the National Art Honor Society would be one that has impacted me the most. When I was first put into the art class my sophomore year, I tried my hardest to drop the course. The reason being is because I knew for a fact I would not be able to fully enjoy the course with my lack of artistic skills. After being in the class for a month and completing my first art assignment, I realized how much talent I actually do possess. A passion for art was quickly created over the course of time.
“Attention, everyone! We have one more person that will be joining this group today," announced a raven-haired woman in her late twenties. At the command of the demanding but soft voice, twenty-four heads turned to face me. Immediately heat crawled up my neck to my face, and half-moon indentions decorated the palms of my hands. The cold room became dead silent as curiosity shone through the eyes of the seated potential friends or enemies.
I don’t normally go out to after school events but I got an intvition for a award night. but there was a plan in changing the awhereness of my autism its lack there of. I played it like who would give me something, who knows ‘me’ and not autism. the oddest thing is there was a line where my mother had sign her name and to be sent back.
I am the kind of person that likes to be challenged and is determined. Ever since I was a kid, I was eager to learn new things. Although I was always like this, my determination and desire to be challenged grew stronger. I taught myself how to play guitar and piano, and even though it’s still a working progress, that is how it is with everything. It was a challenge
While every single word in this personal statement is true, I would have been naive if I had asserted the following statement even a few years ago; maturity, experience, and deep-seated introspection allow me to say with confidence that I now fully understand and appreciate the significance of being given the opportunity to attend law school. As what should be every other applicant, I have faith in my ability to succeed throughout my education and legal career thereafter. What experiences, characteristics, and abilities demonstrate why I am a more desirable candidate as opposed to, for example, someone with a somewhat similar occupational background, grade point average, and score on the law school admission test? “I mean this lovingly, but I’ve never really worried about you… I always knew you were going to be all right.” These are a few of the words my mother said to me at some point during 2013, the year she passed away at the age of fifty very early in the morning December 26th.
“I don’t want to go there!” I yelled. “You should go! With me!” My dad said, “And no more rejection!”
Starting middle school challenges any kid transitioning into a teenager. Simple small changes like going from cubbies to lockers excite students. Bigger changes like transitioning from one all day class to six individual classes and pluses and minuses to letter grades can leave some students shell-shocked with new responsibilities. I remember the struggle I had keeping up with all of this in my first year. I found social studies homework especially difficult for me.