Scholarship Essay

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It is important to take education seriously. As a student, I feel that education is the most valuable and precious thing in life. It is also the one thing you can assure that nobody can take away from you. It is important not to let anything become an obstacle to your education. I feel that it is important to continue my own education by attending a college where I can take my studies seriously, and receive the highest degree of education possible. Since the day I laid eyes on Northeastern University, I dreamed of attending the Business School there. Fortunately for me, I was admitted to become a member of Northeastern’s class of 2008. I will attend Northeastern University beginning Spring of 2003, with a major in Accounting. I plan to study abroad in numerous countries during my college experience, in order to expand my knowledge of different cultures, traditions and languages. I also plan to spend a semester in a foreign country participating in a Co-operative program. I believe that it is important to experience business in a foreign country, because I am a prospective business major myself, and international relations are becoming a large part of American business. Prior to college graduation, I hope to work in a major business-oriented city, such as New York or Boston, where I can put my skills to use. I have always been fascinated with big cities, because I personally enjoy a fast-paced life. Like many aspiring businesswomen, I someday hope to become the “head-honcho” of a big company. For now, however, I will take things slow, and worry about my college career. How will my college education help me to contribute to my community? Well, I believe that communication is currently the leading cause of problems within a community. In my opinion, the college experience as a whole will improve my communication skills, helping me to become more active within my own community. Also, for many areas, lack of communication is due to a language barrier within the...
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