Although I am currently unsure of my exact plans for the future, I look forward to the challenges that I will face in my future and know that I will be able to “make it through anything” because of the challenges I have faced, my current dreams for the future, and the changes I hope to make for our world.
Although I have been faced with many challenges in my life, one of the greatest challenges I have faced is becoming a self starter. I have been home schooled since the first day I started school. I believe this has greatly influenced me to become a self-starter with more motivation than many students. I have had to personally seek out opportunities for classes and activities that typical students are presented in the normal course of their every day schooling.
One example I had to seek out was the opportunity for joint enrollment my senior year. Because I am a self-starter, it enhanced my ability to organize groups and participate with a wide range of people. Not only have I captained my cheerleading squad this year (another opportunity I had to seek out), but I have worked with several church groups and organizations such as Red Carpet Days and Wellspring; organizations that provide assistance to kids with cancer and shelter for battered women, respectively. I have organized and coached youth cheerleading teams, led youth groups, run church programs, and sought out volunteer job opportunities. I realize the effort it took to become involved in these activities. Therefore, I understand how important they are to me and it has helped me to become more mature than many of my peers, most of whom who have basically only had to try out for these same type activities.
After high school, I plan to attend and get a diploma from a university in Georgia. Although I am unsure of what field of study I want to major in, I am leaning toward business administration with a minor in sport management. Obtaining this undergraduate degree is very important to me, for I know...
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