Personal Statement: My Short Term Goals

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My short term personal goals are to graduate from High School with a 3.85 GPA, receive perfect scores in the Piano Federation festival in March, receive my High School Guild diploma in the National Guild program, and grow in my walk with the Lord. My short term education and career goals are to get a second part time job for the upcoming semester and summer.

To reach my short term goals I am going to practice piano and study more. I will choose to cut out unnecessary activities (pleasure reading, watching television shows and movies, etc) to dedicate more time to studying my school books and practicing the piano. I want to spend more time with my Bible and in prayer. Ultimately, the only thing that matters is Christ. To get a second job
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My long term career and educational goals are to graduate from college with a double major in Spanish and Piano Pedagogy with a 3.9 GPA. I would like to open a private piano studio and tutor Spanish. I also hope to be able to teach English as a second language to Latinos and Hispanics in my community.

To reach my longer term goals I first of all need to decide which college I will go to! When I get to college I need to do what I did for my shorter term goals - budget my time and be responsible. I will also do a lot of research on how to go about opening a business and on which missions trips are the best to go on.

My interest in piano has come from my piano teacher. I didn 't start piano until I was almost eleven and I was very far behind my peers. I didn 't like piano at first - I wasn 't very good and I was very far behind. But my teacher was very kind and almost like an Aunt or a second Mom. She inspired my initial love of piano. If I hadn 't taken lessons from her I probably wouldn 't be pursuing a career in music. I lived in Costa Rica for two years as a young teenager. I really love the Spanish language and many parts of the Hispanic culture. If I hadn 't lived in Costa Rica during some of my most formative

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