A Note On The Path Of A Doctorate Essay

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In a quote by Maya Angelou, which states ' ' If you do not like something change it. If you cannot change it, change your attitude ' '. These simple but powerful words stock with me ever since I first read it. As I reflect on the many factors that directed me towards the path of a Doctorate in Pharmacy, I could not help but incorporate this simple quote into my life endeavors. When my family and I moved to the United States from Cameroon (West Africa), my parents set the stage for this quote. They worked hard to make a difference in the lives of the people still left behind in Cameroon. The strength and determination the showed, even when things got hard, encouraged me to do same. Growing up I knew I always wanted to make people feel better, even if it meant making them smile just for a moment. I was unsure on which health care profession will best suit my personality and also be something that I could be passionate about. My life experiences and the obstacles which I had to overcoming while growing up, help tailored my interest and directed me towards a carrier in Pharmacy. I grow up living with my grandmother, who toke care of my siblings and I, after my biological parents passed away when I was 7 years ago. She was my rock and my biggest role model. Even though she was not educated, she tried her best to provide my siblings and I with an education. She instilled in me the value of a good education. Her generosity and compassion for others, always reminds…

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