Brighter Than the Stars
I remember the day when my dream was made quite well; my eyes were glued to the new plasma television while I was watching the Grammy Awards. My body was filled with excitement and joy seeing all the famous celebrities on the red carpet. Then when the awards were given out, I dreamed about myself receiving one of those awards some day. From that day onward, I set a goal for myself to one day become a famous celebrity, or even better, a global icon. Then, for a moment, the memories were engraved in my mind and everything became reality. And there I was at the Grammy Awards, accepting an award of my own. When I walked out of the exit, lights shone over me like a blanket of snow. Flashy cameras and the sounds of clicking lingered in my eyes and ears. I lost sight for a moment and began to rush to my limo. Paparazzi that were hidden from my view suddenly swarmed my personal space and tried to take pictures of me. There was nothing I could do: it was my duty as a celebrity to be in the spotlight. I would be living the life of fame and fortune. My achievements would cover the world with my face. Yes, my imagination took me there: what was once a common child with a dream would transform into a famous world icon with a status higher than the mountains in life.
The road to fame and fortune may be rocky and full of obstacles, but I’m sure I can endure them and get there step by step. I know opportunity is one of the components, but I will not let fate control my future. Some career guidelines I did in the past have made me decide that my dream must be my foundation for my life, and that my life would be, in the same way, a foundation for my dream. My motto will be “If perfection is possible, then simply being better is not enough”, and I will do my best to live up to these arduous standards I have set by doing better in school. I am taking courses that will improve my communication and social skills. After...