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Personal Statement

  • Submitted by: xbeauty01
  • on December 4, 2011
  • Category: English
  • Length: 486 words

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   In order to give us a brighter future, my parents and grandparents emigrated from Laos to United States. They moved into many different places before they finally settled in Fresno. During my childhood moments, I remembered going to school every day, not knowing how it will benefit me in the future. I don’t see a reason why I have to go to school besides playing and having fun with my friends. I always lack on my homework and watched movies instead of studying.

              Every after school during my middle school year, I’m always at the fields working with my parents. Because my parents struggled to earn enough for this big family of fourteen people, my grandparents at an old age also have to work at the fields, enduring the hot and raining days. My parents and grandparents went through a massive of hard working just to support us housing, food, clothing, and education. Despite these obstacles, I never allowed these challenges to hinder my dreams. I looked up to my parents who motivated me and the sacrifices they made encouraged me to succeed; I set a goal to myself. Rather than working in the fields all my life and letting all my parents effort go to waste, I chose to turn my unfortunate life into a fortunate opportunity; a way to support my family.

              Soon after 8th grade, I attended Roosevelt High School. I saw high school as a vent to get closer to my desired career. Starting my freshman year I took rigorous courses and tried my hardest at everything I did.   Meanwhile I ponder about becoming a Nurse, I decided to join in the Health Academy program and take their classes that will help me learn the philosophy of health. Nevertheless, to remain in the program, I have to sustain my GPA higher than a 2.5. Since then, I maintained my grade with a 3.3-3.8 GPA throughout my high school years.   Besides from keeping up my grades, I have also joined in other clubs such as: California Scholarship Federation, Young Hmong Scholar and FHA- Hero....

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