Further, college is where I will learn the knowledge and skills I will use in the workforce of my generation. However, there are many goals and obstacles that need to be achieved or conquered before my ultimate goal is reached. Currently, I am enrolled at XXX Community College with a full course load, instead of completing my senior year of high school because I am preparing to enter the pharmacy program.
Everybody has dreams, wishes and goals and sooner or later they get closer and closer to them. I am exciting to be moving into this phase of my life, and look forward to attending your august college. Not being sure whether I am going to be really good or just another person interested in photographing, I am confident that if I am persistent it will seem more achievable than just a dream. Also, the SAT is no longer a test which divides those who have studied and have made the effort to achieve, from those who bumble through school. I can assure you that I will proudly take advantage of any opportunity I have to participate in any way at this university. For three years I volunteered at a day care center and loved every minute of it.
The following are examples of personal statements that were sent to Illinois State University as part of the application process. My dream was to become a good photographer and day after day it has transformed into an ambition which I want to move towards. The prompt is: “Tell us something about yourself – your present and future goals and how XXX University fits into these goals as a Christian university. Highschool bored me, simply it was not challenging, highschool is no longer an institution which can provide an education sufficient to meet the challages of the modern economic situation. All of these things are important personal goals that I truly believe I can acquire by working hard and putting forth my best effort. I am currently signed up as double major in elementary and early childhood education and psychology in Queens College. My career goal, which I have slowly been working towards throughout my 2 years in college, is to become a special education teacher for elementary students. This quote has become a sort of credo that I recently decided to live by, the quote that finally motivated me to give into and take action to enroll to pursue a higher education at the University of Phoenix.
Some impress so deeply they become the foundation we build our morals and ethical standards on. I have already written a portion of the essay and I would like you to use the same ideas or possibly just expand and revise my essay–whatever makes it sound better. For example, saying that you are helpful is not as interesting as writing about your experiences volunteering. I will not be attending college part-time for several years to obtain my goal, with my transfer credits it will be approximately a year before I have my degree, not the anticipated four to five years I thought it would take. After months of serious thinking, I decided that between becoming either a registered nurse or a pharmacist, that I would love to be a pharmacist. These courses allowed me to be taught by actual elementary school teachers, who have years of experience with working with children, and the knowledge and advice they were able to pass on truly helped me better understand what I was signing up for as an education major, and helped my improve the way I teach so that I could articulate in a way that would be comprehensible to students of a young age. Goals such as learning to study, learning how to write college level papers, and learning how to manage my time so that school does not affect my working life and my working life does not affect my school. Studying can be difficult when it has been many years since you last opened a book to actually learn the contents, much less to be tested on the material. Psychology courses have given me a lot of background on not only the disorders many children throughout the world are facing today, but also on how children, and their parents tend to view and handle these mental disorders they are faced with.
However that dream changed as I grew older, and throughout my lifetime I have had many different dreams about my future; such as becoming a pop star, creating an amusement park, and writing storybooks. You should incorporate that I am majoring in pharmacy, am Catholic, volunteered at XXX Hospital, and am taking college courses full time instead of finishing my senior year in high school. I have taken many pre-requisite classes, as well as several courses specifically designed for elementary education. The retrospective positive measure of my attendance at The University of Phoenix would be to successfully complete all the required classes and obtain my undergraduate degree in Business Management. I believe, in most cases reaching a goal means to accept challenges in order to follow your dreams. My attendance at the University of Phoenix is the direct action response to having done what I have always done for too long. In Bulgaria the standard of living is not as high as in the most countries in the European Union, thus to be educated abroad sometimes requires frantic attempts to save enough money, plenty of time to obtain a visa, and adequate preparation for the different people, culture and habits.
It was only when I finally entered college that I realized I had always loved working with, and the idea of taking care of children; and what I truly wanted to do with the rest of my life was to teach children with mental disabilities. A highschool diploma is no longer a document which alone will allow an indivual to attain a job which will support a family.