I want to go to college because it is an amazing experience and opportunity that not everyone has the privilege of receiving. Before my freshman year of high school, my dad told me about how right before he graduated high school, his parents sat him down and told him that he could not go to college. They did not have the money, nor the resources. My dad had straight A's and worked a full time job throughout high school, and had saved enough money to take the ACT and apply for some schools. He ended up working his way through college, graduating Georgetown with a masters degree, and he now owns his own consulting company.
Although he had very little schooling he still made many accomplishments at young ages like 10, 16, and so on. His inventions impacted the whole scientific community to this day. Yes Thomas Edison's work was honorable through all of his accomplishments and patents in the US and even in other countries. He deserves to be honored for being the most famous inventor. As well as for creating things like having lightbulbs in the house to light up the rooms instead of candles.
During this period Knight enlisted in the army and was able to complete one year of service before he decided to give it up. Phil Knight came back and enrolled at Stanford University for the Graduate School of Business. This is where Knight was able to find his calling after taking a small business class. Knight found Frank Shallenberger’s business class very interesting and become intrigued to learn more. One of the assignments involved inventing a new business which challenged Knight’s limits.
I am a hardworking, intelligent young man striving for a bright and successful career to be a computer scientist. It all started when I was 15 in the 10th grade taking a computer class I developed a passion for working on computing devices. Throughout my childhood, I have had to transition a lot from going to two different elementary schools, leaving America to go to Trinidad & Tobago for two years, and then coming back to America. Imagine having to make new friends every time you change schools. Picture being seven years old on a plane to a new place by
He went on to work at a former "Big Five" accounting firm called Arthur Anderson, until he realized he absolutely hating waking up to go to work in the morning. He then decided to go back to school and got a teaching certification. He shared with us that teaching makes him so incredibly happy that he could never see himself going on to do anything else. This is truly a one in a million story as it that the "day in, and day out" (Wallace 3) should be something that you should be happy doing which is a lesson that students do not get hear often. Many students go to college with a major for a job
Anyways, I was going to wait until next year, but my mom pushed me and she told me that I should give it a try. Then I ran for Spirit Commissioner and everything was new for me. I had to learn how the procedures work. First, we had t get at least twenty signatures from the school that are going to vote for me. Then we had to do a poster with a photo of us and the position we are running for.
The article tells a story of a Man that came from Germany with only a small suitcase which contained one change of clothes _____ . He came to America in hopes of starting an entrepreneurial business . He got a job as a draftsman in a surveying firm . When his firm bought a computer , nobody knew how to program it so he tried . He caught on quickly and soon had a job in a small Wall Street consulting firm where he built trading models .Around the 1970’s Peterffy saved money and founded a company that pioneered electronic stock trades .
High school has helped me figure out what I am going to do after I graduate,or at least I think it has. With that I have taken a lot of classes here at northview and some of them have been easy and others not so. But the classes that are right in the middle have helped me figure out a plan. My freshman year I took some engineering classes and thought that this is the coolest thing ever. So I started to gather up some information on the jobs that I wanted to pursue.
I never thought I would considered a career in social work when thinking about what I want to study in College. Over the years I have realized that I like helping people, but my thoughts of what I wanted to be were indifferent. Towards the end of senior year in high school my counselor had my class do a career survey to see what our interest were. The most common choices for me were Nursing, Teaching, or becoming a Social Worker. After that I went on the Internet and researched as much as I could on each career choice.
This was the first and last field trip that I went on after I missed the opportunity in the 5th grade to go to Barrier Island because my mother couldn’t come with me due to late registration. So, on this trip, my mother was able to attend,which ‘til this day I don’t know if it was the best idea. Compared to the reading The Educational Value of Field Trips by Green, Kisida, and Bowen this trip was very enriching. I was educated on the creation and the background of the Coca-Cola enterprise and had a new outlook on life just from a small bubbly beverage.