How I Have Grown As A Global Citizen And As An Academic Student

1802 Words Nov 17th, 2015 8 Pages
Throughout my highschool years, I have reflected upon how I have grown as a global citizen and as an academic student. These reflections are usually based upon different projects I have completed in class or presentations that were assigned to me, but this year has allowed me to reflect on unique experiences. I have become more aware of the situations that happen in the real world; this has strengthened my skills for college and my future career, which shows my growth as an academic student. This semester I have also started an organization here at school that both shows my growth as a global citizen and will, in hopes, help the community, and the people living in it. This year, the junior class, along with the senior class, was assigned the famous job shadow project. I was extremely excited knowing that I would get the chance to experience my dream career, first-hand. Before my classmates and I wrote our job shadow request letters, Mr. Shoji made us search different careers that we might be interested in. For this part of the assignment, I chose three totally different careers: General Dentist, Obstetric Sonographer, and Environmental Lawyer. Before I this, I didn’t know exactly what path I wanted to take for my future; this allowed me to find out what three career fields I am hugely interested in. After we knew the three careers we found significance in, we had to look for five different locations we would like to contact for each career field. When this process was done,…

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