College Admissions Essay: I Want To Be A Role Model

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Attending college to some might just be a traditional thing that everyone in their family does. For me, attending college is truly an honor and accomplishment for not only my family, but for myself as well. As I embark the beginning of a new chapter of my life, I began to think this generic question, which is why do I want to go to college. I want to start a tradition and be a role model for my younger sister since I will be the first person in my family to attend college. Seeing my parents work unbelievably long and arduous hours to provide for me and give me the best possible life is one of the reasons why I constantly push my myself to work harder and strive to excel in life in hopes of becoming someone who has worked as hard as my parents …show more content…
No matter how much blood and tears you endure to achieve that dream, in the long run, it is all worth it since you get to pursue your childhood dream. When I was about seven years old, I was visiting my grandparents and uncle in Ecuador. In that moment I first realized that I wanted to become a doctor. My uncle was a wonderful doctor and he always let me play with his doctor tools. When I first picked up his stethoscope, I felt this life changing sensation and although I was just a little kid, I knew that when I was older, I wanted to become a doctor. Seeing my uncle offer free medications and treatments to those who are ill and truly cannot afford medical expenses was truly inspirational for me. My uncle’s generous tendency to give to those who have nothing shows how you can help others in the simplest ways, and that making money is not as important or as beneficial as helping someone who is extremely ill get better. Witnessing my uncle’s selfless behavior firsthand lead to me aspiring to become a doctor, where I can see the magic of helping others as I had seen it when he helped those in need without expecting anything in

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