My American Dream In The Great Gatsby

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My American Dream “So we beat on boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” (Fitzgerald 180). This quote means that the past cannot be relived so having to move on and not dwell on the past is a necessity. Fitzgerald uses this quote to explain what is happening after Gatsby’s death. Gatsby’s American Dream is much unlike mine. He dreamed of having Daisy as his girl and to be able to show her off and be proud of her; everything he did was to either impress Daisy or simply to get her to notice him. My American Dream is to become a Veterinarian and after I get my degree I want to specialize in mainly large animal vet practices. To attain my American Dream, I will need to work hard, stay motivated, and keep good grades. I want to pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine. Three colleges I found that offer programs and courses that I need to fulfill being successful in this career are Universtiy of Arkansas at Little Rock, Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, and University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville. My path to reaching this career is to stay in agricultural classes while I am in high school and then …show more content…
It is a small, public school that is located in a rural area. This college also has no dorm rooms/housing. UACCB requires a minimum of a 19 on the ACT and a 3.0 GPA. Tuition for this college is $72.50 per credit hour and classes are both online and on campus. One of the biggest questions I would ask a college admissions counselor is “What extra courses could I take in high school to help better prepare me for my courses in college?” I would ask this question because the more courses I take in high school that relate to my career, the better prepared I will be. Another question I have is “What are the tutoring benefits?” I would ask this because in high school I was away from school a lot because of FFA and being able to have a place to go to get help will help me a great

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