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...led around I was prepared. I had my books and supplies weeks before the start of class and during the semester I studied more often. After the semester was over I finished with a GPA of 3.25. This discrepancy between my GPA in my first and second semester shows growth. This growth is what college is about. I am interested in the Maryland Transfer Advantage Program because I am growing not only as a student but as a young man. This program will give me a goal not to achieve, but a goal to surpass. I am a product of southeast DC where people rarely make it, but the ones who do make it earn it. I know my work is far from complete; I like most people am a work in progress. Getting into the Maryland Transfer Advantage Program will open up many doors that a kid like me is not suppose to see, but I know when it 's all said and done I will have earned these opportunities.
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