Importance Of Money And Money

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Money. Money. Money. Whenever most people talk about success, they always measure their achievements in regards to money. I’ve always despised this notion, but I can see how these terms became synonymous. After all, I struggle everyday as a full time student trying to secure a 2nd job so I can pay for my tuition. However, even if I had enough money to obtain my degree, I would not consider myself to be a success. I could be as rich as Bill Gates and own my own private island and I would still feel as though my life had amounted to absolutely nothing. I will not consider myself to be a successful individual until I’ve made a positive contribution to society by doing what I genuinely love—engineering. All the money in the world could not…show more content…
None of them paid nearly enough or offered the hours that I needed, but it was a start. After a couple of weeks I was notified that I aced my interview and could begin working for my University’s ITS department. Feeling empowered, I submitted several more applications and I am currently awaiting the results to see if I will get an interview for a second job. I have even joined my school’s Formula SAE team so that I can apply my engineering knowledge to build Formula cars to race in international competitions. I took on this task hoping that it would allow me to grow my encyclopedia of knowledge and gain field experience that will one day lead to my…show more content…
I am grateful for every penny and appreciate every sacrifice they make just so I can earn my degree. The only thing that keeps me going—us going— is my dedication to my future success. I want to look back 30 years from now and see that something I’ve invented has made a contribution to help our planet and the individuals that inhabit it. I want to know that those bagged lunches and months living in a hotel were worth it. I want to be able to contribute to my parents happiness and make sure that they no longer have to sleep on an air mattress to support
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