College Admissions Essay: Growing Up In My Home

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College has never been something spoken of growing up in my home. My family worked very hard but never mentioned College. I thought of college a time or two but it wasn 't until I got married and desiring children that it began to weigh on my mind. One of my dreams is for my children to get a great education and attend college but in order for my children to have such a strong desire they will have to see it displaying in me. About three years ago I started working with my husband going into public schools assisting him while he teaches teachers about their retirement. I assist my husband in many different ways. Handling paper work, copying papers, and sitting in with students while my husband meets one on one with teachers. Seeing teachers give their lives, kndowledge, and time to students has inspired me to want to become a teacher. I love the quote from Benjamin Franklin "Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn. Brad Henery says it best "A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination and instill a love of learning. It wasn 't until one day I was walking to a 1st grade class …show more content…
Suess an encouraging read as I go through this season of learning. The book concerns the journey of life and it 's challenges. Some of my favorite parts of the book is "Congratulations! Today is your day. You 're off to great places! You 're off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You can get so confused that you 'll start into a race down long wiggled roads at a break-necking pace and grind on for miles across weirdish wild space, headed, I fear, toward a most useless place. No! Thats not for you! Oh, the places you 'll go! There is fun to be done! There are points to be scored. There are games to be won. And will you succeed? Yes! You will, indeed! (98 and 3/4 percent

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