My goal in life is to be able to influence other people’s lives in a positive way. I hope to have an impact in somebody’s life like my uncle has in mine. He has taught me so much about life and most of my beliefs come from him. If I have even one person I help out in my entire life, then I will be the happiest person in the world. Hopefully I can help influence many people’s lives through my job, I hope to be a very successful engineer after graduating from Columbia University.
2. Strengths and weaknesses in relationships:
I am very good at listening to people and helping them get through rough times. I also am a very generous person and usually offer help to my friends in any type of situation. Sometimes people irritate me and I let the anger get the best of me. I am also a very confrontational person in the fact that I like to argue my points and make people prove their points to me before I even take them into consideration. So I would say being generous and a good listener are my strengths. My weaknesses would be that I am confrontational and short-tempered at times.
3. Short summary of spiritual autobiography:
My parents grew up in Catholic families, but I have been raised in a Baptist Church. My Uncle Marc, who is a pastor at a church in East Denver, has influenced most of my spiritual and religious experiences and views. I have grown to have very strong faith and believe that without God in my life I wouldn’t be where I am today. I thank my family and friends for never letting me steer away from the church no matter how I was feeling at certain times in my life. God gave me a great supporting cast and I will continue to go about everything in my life with full faith in Him.
4. What major spiritual order would I belong to:
I would belong to the spiritual order of the Christian Brothers. I think my experiences at Mullen have really shown me how important education and community service is. I have seen and learned how...