Personal Statement: Marine Biology

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I have wanted to be a marine biologist since I was in kindergarten. I grew up being around the water with a beach house on the cape and since age eight, I have competed on a swim team. I am now a lifeguard, swim instructor, and an assistant swim coach. My freshman year I thought I had everything planned out for college. I knew where I wanted to go and what I wanted to do. Then, my sophomore year, I got a postcard in the mail from Maine Maritime. I started researching the school and soon fell in love. The setting was perfect. I really wanted to go to a school on the water and the MMA environment was exactly what I had in mind. In November of 2014 I went on a campus tour. There, I learned that I could major in marine biology and minor in small
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