He has always encouraged me to become the best I can be. He would always tell me: “Strive for success and don’t stop until you reach your full potential.” Being able to see the mistakes he made will help me succeed at Allen. This past season really opened my eyes because I was offered multiple scholarships from many different Universities and Community Colleges. Looking back at my performances has made me realize how far I have come from when I set my goal when younger. I have exceeded my goals and I never imagined being as far as I am now.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. Perhaps the most famous line from the Declaration of Independence, written on July 4, 1776. 1776 by David McCullough is about just that: the year 1776, though it does mention events in previous and following years, in American history. McCullough’s purpose for writing the book is very clear: to educate readers about the details of the American Revolutionary War from the view of both sides in and around 1776. McCullough achieves this through mostly logos, but uses ethos and pathos just as well.
My father has recently become unemployed, and my mother is still recovering from surgery as I write this essay and is also unable to work. I know my parents support my decision to study abroad, but they must prioritize the day-to-day needs of my siblings and their medical bills, and as such they cannot possibly afford to aid me financially. Unfortunately, I have continued to put off participation in international education because of financial hardship. I distinctly remember during the fall of my freshman year of college not being able to afford a one-week international exchange program. I felt devastated as I wrote an email to the program director saying that I wanted nothing more than to participate but I did not have the monetary means to finance my voyage.
Many of my song lyrics have been written during my high school career and the pros and cons of each year. “Find My Voice,” a song lyric dedicated to my Freshmen year, explains that it is complicated to speak up for myself and that I have been judged because of my subtle personality. “No Expiration Date” specifically referred to friends who have always been by my side and accepted me for who I am, allocated to my Sophomore year. Junior year, I wrote “Restless,” from all the hardships I faced with a friend and the overload of schoolwork and Finals. Lastly, “Stay True” is about finally finding my own identity and uniqueness and becoming an euphoric person as a
The learning curve was hard, and I didn’t make the cut for Freshman Region. This really made me feel down, as just the year before, I was the 2nd overall chair in my class. For a few weeks, my confidence really wavered; However, with the encouragement of some upperclassmen, I eventually decided to move on to the next thing. All-Region, the real deal was only a month away. By using my failure as motivation, I discovered a work-ethic I never knew I had, practicing more than I had before.
Two months had gone by before I was able to fully return to school. Overwhelmed with all the material I had missed, I simply struggled in returning. Test, quizzes, and homework from various classes began to conquer my confidence in a successful year. I soon accepted the false thoughts that consumed my determination, I had given up on the year not even half way through it. My grades began to dropping, all the hard work I had put in, over my high school career, for the sake of my GPA didn 't matter to me anymore.
Returning to school is one of the most life changing things I have ever done for myself. After high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. Therefore, for a year and a half I stumbled through life trying to figure out what to do. How was I supposed to get a job if I did not have any experience? Luckily, I managed to land a job as a camp counselor, but something was still missing.
I started school as a non-English speaker with non-English speaking parents where I was one of the few who was different. It was hard to communicate with other students and teachers because of the language barrier that was always present. As a kid, I remember being asked “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Of course, I had no idea what that meant, not until I was around seven years old, when I finally understood the basics of English. No one asked me this question ever, so I never thought about it. But that day my teacher explained to me that I have the choice of continuing my education and to become someone who could make a difference.
There are many core beliefs, however I have found one more profound than others. This belief has carried me through some of the most challenging times throughout my career and schooling. I believe failure is not an option, the only option is to try harder, do better, to guarantee a better future. During my first year in community college, I came across the absolute hardest decision of my life, I chose to become a mom at 19 years old. As I soon realized, with the glare of my mother and a disapproving father, they believed to have a child so young sealed my fate.
To conclude, he was a man with tremendous personal courage by leading revolutionary change without the violence, a man who could transform the nation. He stood for the power of individual to bring about change. Of course, there was debates over his ideals and his visions of religion unity and its achievability. However, one thing is certain is that he believed in the seizing whole truth, this is clear us from his recordings in 1931 speeches and therefore illustrate us one more time that he was the father of the Indian