Becoming An Aeronautical Engineer, An Aviation Engineer Essay

787 Words Jan 30th, 2015 4 Pages
It was 1988, when I was attending my first semester at College of Aeronautics in Queens New York. I was in this country for about a year and half, I didn’t know much about colleges in my area, and everything was very confusing to me. My father (who was a very controlling man) took care of choosing a college and registering me without any of my input or concerns.
His dream was to become an Aeronautical Engineer, it was a dream that he could never accomplish and wanted to fulfill his dream through me. Unfortunately it was not my dream, it was not what I had plan when coming to this country from Chile and leaving my mother behind, I came full of dreams, I wanted to study something that I love and that I will be passionate about, he didn’t give me that choice. Of course!, I didn’t succeed. I did meet my husband and got married, few months later I got a wonderful job as Treasury Administrator at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City that’s where I spend the next 10 years of my life, I absolutely love that job, I met so many people from all over the world, from so many different countries, countries that I have never even heard of. I was doing great getting paid very well for someone with only a high school, which I didn’t see the need of going back to school and advance.
Few years later after my children were born my husband had to relocated Massachusetts because of work, and I was force to resigned the UN, and we decided that it was the best interest for my…

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