For many years jobs such as doctors, accountants, and corporate executives
were considered high profile . In the last decade, careers in the field of law have
become more important due to the increasing number of lawsuits. One of my
many long term goals is to become a tax lawyer. This is a goal I have held near to
my heart form several years. I can see myself walking into a packed court room
with my Italian suit and penny loafers on. The court room grows silent as my
client pleads not guilty. The judge raps his gavel and a court date is set. It is a
goal that is very distant and may change, but it is one goal that I must strive for to
achieve. For many teenagers this is the leading cause of failure later in life. Many
people loose their focus. A wise man once said, "Dreams are what life is made up
of." This statement is true in the sense that if you have dreams you have
something to look forward to; something to focus on; even something to live for.
Knowing that you are a VIP is important in the decision-making process.
To accomplish your dreams, you must first face adversity in the eye and
conquer your fears. For me personally, training to be a lawyer will take time and
commitment. I must constantly look at where I am now and evaluate where I need
to go from here. There will never be a time in your life where you are at the top.
You must keep climbing the ladder of success. Fortunately I know that. I have a
good G.P.A., but I know there is always someone smarter than me, so I continue to
expand my knowledge.
Also, there are many obstacles that will stand in my way. Most of the
decisions I will make in the next ten years will have a profound impact on me as a
person, and society as a whole. I hope that we, as the graduating class of 2000,
make good decisions because we are the future. Whether we choose to be drug
addicts, alcoholics, or thieves will change the way people treat us and look at...
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