Carol Dweck describes fixed mind-set as a student believing their successes and failures reflect how smart they are. While growth mind-set describes a student looking at their successes and failures as an opportunity to learn new abilities and skills. Carol Dweck means fixed mind-set does not look at the effort a student puts in to an assignment, but only the grade they receive. Growth mind-set does focus on the effort a student puts into an assignment. Student’s either have fixed or growth mind-set and this can significantly help or hurt their self esteem.
I should have listened to my parents when they scolded me to “Finish your plate, I can still see three pieces of broccoli.” What can I say? I was a stubborn child who, to this day will not touch anything with a hint of potato. I never realized how vital vegetables were to a diet until that’s all I could, or would, eat. My epiphany began in my sophomore biology class, as my favorite teacher excitedly stood in front of the classroom labs to declare “We are starting dissections!”
Throughout my life, I have always strived for greatness. I have accomplished numerous amount of things. I have been fortuned enough to be in the Duke Tip Program since the 7th grade, I was inducted into the National French Honor Society in the 11th grade, and I am an honor roll student. In the 7th grade, I was fortunate enough to be invited into the Duke Tip Program. The Duke Tip Program is a nonprofit organization that enrolls thousands of academically gifted and talented youth.
Genogram Paper Maybe two introduction sentences here about the importance of family. Family plays a huge role when it comes to the black community. The interaction between family members is what helps makes and develops a individual’s life. Black family’s uniting as a one can change an entire community.
Throughout my high school career athletics have had a major impact on my experiences and have shaped me into the person I am today. High school sports have taught me some of the most important and valuable lessons in life. Sports have illustrated life in many ways by not only subjecting me to success and victory, but also by putting me through adversity and defeat. Some of the most valuable lessons athletics have brought to me can be summed up in one quote by the legendary Vince Lombardi. Lombardi said, “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.”
Throughout my life, my personal goals have evolved and made into the adult I am today. I always struggled with my self-esteem throughout time. My personal goal entering Marywood was to gain confidence and be comfortable with who I am by putting myself out there to others and showing my passion for what I love. Marywood University is the place for me to evolve into someone I am proud of. At Marywood, I plan to convey my love for art and meet intruding people who will leave a huge impact on my life.
“It has been my observation that people are just about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” To me, this Quote said by Abraham Lincoln is one of the hardest hitting sayings I have ever heard. When I was a young child I was not very social. I was a short, round, and a vulnerable target to be picked on. I had very geeky glasses that didn 't help with my coordination, a military style haircut, and chubby cheeks that were redder than the sun.
They 're five levels of Maslow 's hierarchy pyramid which are physiological, safety, love/belonging, esteem, and self actualization. I acquire of these arrangements of needs in order starting with physiological needs. Physiological needs are breathing, food, water, sex, sleep, homeostasis, an excretion. I meet all of these needs in this level, I breathe oxygen everyday, I have a great food supply, fresh clean water, I at least get up to four hours of sleep if not more, an I use the bathroom as I 'm suppose too. The next level of needs is safety, which are security of body, of employment, of resources, of morality, of family, and of health property.
I tried my best to keep up with the other dancers, but it was tough. I was tired of listening to the same, happy and bubbly song over and over again. I could smell the sweat coming from all the girls around me. We had been dancing for a while tonight and my toes were aching, feeling like needles were poking them. My mind was exhausted and starting to wander; I had no idea what I was doing.
At the beginning of my senior year summer, I was extremely excited of finally becoming a senior. It 's what I 've always wanted since I first stepped on to Manzano. I 've been anticipating the day that I graduate with all my best friends, and the day I become the first in my family to ever graduate high school. To this day I still get nervous just thinking about it.