The Importance Of Strengths In College

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In the fourth grade my class took a field trip to Peru State College. I can remember being mesmerized by surroundings during the trip. At 9 years old I was ready to go to college. I’ve known since then that college was my best opportunity. I’ve been working towards going to college ever since. I’ve never had a goal of this magnitude. As I come closer to graduating, the more detrimental my consequences become to me. My more short term goals are to succeed as a student and graduate, perform more admirably during my first year of college, and to transition well into this new chapter of my life. I plan on obtaining my success through discipline. It’s important to uphold the discipline I’ve shown through high school but to be proactive in doing…show more content…
My strengths include an uncanny open-mindedness and an unrelenting kindness and gratitude towards my fellow humans. If I was to ever have any true weaknesses trying to hard is the first one. My need to be a perfectionist sometimes gets the best of me; I strive for excess in all areas of my life. I think it is of the most importance to understand your strengths and weakness. I’ve improved my strengths through exposure and emphasis. From the beginning I always found a passion in my school’s Gay-Straight Alliance, I went on to lead them for the last two years. I am an exceptional member of my school’s National Honor’s Society, and I have done more than what is expected of me at my job at Hy-Vee and have been proud to do so. My abilities and performances have taught me a lot throughout life and I have discovered who I am and what I can be. I have found that I am a leader. I have found that I am in control of the situations I find myself in. I’ve grown throughout my trials by finding the lesson in every circumstance. I am adaptable and continually grow from my misgivings. I choose to see the glass half full and see in the positive. Every weakness that I have is a strength waiting to be built upon. To uphold these standards for myself I will need to draw upon all that I…show more content…
I will not lie, to my dismay I had not made the list. I could have given up and let go of my dreams, instead I did what I do best: I prevailed. My passion burned brighter and I vowed to continue performing with excellence. I became a volunteer; I joined clubs that were outside of my comfort zone. By the time junior year approached I was active and knew how to apply myself. I understood what I deserved. Once I received notice I was eligible I applied fervently. In April I achieved my goal. After all of my hard work, I was inducted into the National Honor Society. As I walked across the auditorium stage I was full of pride. The gratification I felt would have made the girl who did not make the cut
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