I Must Love Academics : What Many Students Struggle With Your Knowledge?

1465 Words Nov 9th, 2015 6 Pages
I simply love academics. I put a high value on academics, as most likely I will be pursuing a PhD at some point of my life. I love learning new things, and I love that God has given me the opportunity to expand my knowledge. He even commands us to do so in Proverbs 18:15, “An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge” (Prov. 18:15). This intelligence has to be well rounded, but also flooded with goals in order to become successful in an academic career. Applying to mechanical engineering, simply getting through with a passing grade is not enough. I feel that is what many students struggle with. They want the easy road. They will often go through a class, come out with a passing grade, and have learned nothing. I want to be different than those students. I want to go into a class to learn, because of my desire to learn. I choose to take the classes I do and put in the extra effort because of my goal to live for Christ.
Academia Mechanical Engineering Perhaps what draws me to engineering the most is the opportunity to solve the world’s problems. While some problems are biblically inevitable, that does not mean that God does not want us to attempt to provide a better life for His people. I love the opportunities to tackle the problems in today’s world like water purifications, fossil fuels, and new space exploration opportunities. Engineering requires a lot of mathematics and physics. That is among one of the main reasons why I am taking…

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