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I find it redundant to look at the past while I am reaching for the future. So instead of talking about my parents’ divorce, moving back and forth between families, or how my mother was unemployed for 3 years while supporting me and going back to college. I would rather focus on the challenges I expect ahead.
I am currently a senior at Byron P. Steele high school. That being said I constantly of think of the responsibilities and preparation that lay ahead. I don’t have everything figured out yet, but I won’t let that stop me. College is my priority college which means, I will face many obstacles and I will fail at times, but I will always find a way to get back on my feet and move forward. The truth is I may not have the highest scores or the most scholarships, but I am a well-rounded hard working student, and I will embark the journey of college with a humble hart, and strong mind.
Some people think you just go to college just to graduate with a piece of paper that “qualifies” them for a career of their choice but the true meaning of college is more than that. I want to attend college to experience education at the highest level and learn from others that share the same interest and goals. College is truly a life changing experience, because it encourages you to grow and learn. And all I ask is that a college will let me be a part of their learning environment. I am looking for a place full of diversity and opinion. I love the fact that people from all over the world come to universities to learn, I am Hispanic and African American yet I was born in Germany, if anything my life is full of diversity. This is why I can be an asset to any…...

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