My family had emphasized hard work and determination. I learned this from running. I used to be a slow runner. I remember being a slow runner had kept me from competing with in sports with others. I would get tired very easily. I lacked the endurance to win games. I decided that I would practice running for an extended period of time. First it became ten minutes of running and then it became twenty minutes. I kept running and as I kept doing that I noticed that my endurance was increasing. I was able to play an hour and a half without tiring out. This experience with sports had taught me not to give up and quit. It is a philosophy that I carry with me everywhere and it important to me. My parents have given me this value that I hold dear. My dad was a professor and he emphasized that value quite dearly. His job required people not to give up since teaching students can sometimes be difficult. When students come to your office and not understand things, it takes time to explain the coursework to them. My mom is an RN and her job requires that you are on your feet a lot. It requires you to help others with their pains. It is a job that has no official schedule. Their jobs have inspired them to give the values of empathy and helping others. Helping others is something that I care about and is another value that I hold dear. My parents’ career had helped me indirectly to understand the real world. I have used that in the outside world. Their jobs have no official schedule and jobs oftentimes are not defined as a 9 to 5 but more of is the task done.
History has been my favorite subject. I loved it in school. I would always read history books for fun. I memorized state capitals for fun. I al...
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...ry and I am passionate about it. I can read history books for hours. I recognize that I may not be able to find a job in that field but I will try to find a job in another field. I understand that it may be difficult to find a well-paying job but I am confident that I will be
successful. I will have my family by my side. I can always learn another skill to assist me in my job hunt. I would like to learn another skill. Learning another skill will put me even more ahead. I would like to learn how to operate with computers. I would like to take a computers class in order how to learn to work with computers. Working with computers was something that I have always wanted to do and would be delighted in taking some classes. I would plan to take those classes in the evening. I am someone that always wants to learn and I feel taking another class would enable me to do that.
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