Racism on Long Island

Topics: Associate's degree, Bachelor's degree, High school Pages: 2 (535 words) Published: March 22, 2013
Andrea Colletti
Dr. Cecelia Steger
Eng W 001 MA1

Quite often, incoming freshmen do not realize that doing well in college requires much more work than they thought. I, Andrea Colletti, feel that I bring excellent skills that will help me succeed at Nassau Community College. I have over ten years work experience at my current company, Travel Impressions. Over the past ten years I have gained great customer service skills, geography product knowledge, hotel operations, marketing, and sales expertise.

As a mature 29 year old full time employee, I will most definitely take college seriously. If you ask anyone who knows me, they will say that I am one of the most honest and dedicated person they know. I have longed to attend college for such a long time, but I kept pushing it to the side due to my busy work schedule. I am at the point in my life where I feel that I am ready to attend college, and ready to attain my goals. Although I am very lucky to have found my career, there will always be promotional opportunities in which I will need a degree. My company had an excellent job posting that I was very interested in, and I was well qualified for. Unfortunately the posting required a Bachelors degree which stopped me from applying. I know that by getting my degree, I will succeed and grow further in my career as an Iberostar Accoun Manager. In my current position, I handle the sales, product and marketing for Iberostar Hotels & Resorts which are located throughout Mexico, Caribbean, and Brazil. I am so proud of myself for attending college and succeeding my goals. I look forward to a bright future with all of my knowledge that I will gain at Nassau Community College.

When I attended high school at Kellenberg Memorial, I did not take it seriously. My high school was very strict and did not give students the opportunity to act as individuals. I was so upset that I had to wear a hideous uniform while my friends that attended public school got to wear...
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