The Importance Of Pursuing A College Degree

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A) The only way the Hispanic community will be able to live decent lives and be adequately represented in government is if we are in positions of power. On December 18th of 2010, the 36 republican and 5 democratic senators did not have my dreams in mind. They did not understand that I don 't have a single memory of the place where I was born. In truth they will never fully know what it 's like to grow up in a country that empowers your dreams, overtakes you with its culture, just to shut you out upon the request of documents that you do not understand why you can 't provide. A college degree will inevitably increase my standard of life but it will stand for so much more. . A degree means more to me than a nice life, it is knowledge, which …show more content…
For every organization that I have worked for both paid and unpaid, I have committed at least one year. Beyond any networking opportunities, I believe that building relationships with whom we have shared passions can lead to amazing collaborations and change within our society. It took me a little bit to understand the difference between being a member and being an active member because I can be a gym member without ever losing any weight! My first year of high school I was so excited to be part of the National Honors Society but upon reviewing my application they decided that I wasn’t a leader and thus rejected my application. At first, this was discouraging and I found myself contemplating the idea that maybe I wasn’t a leader but just two weeks later I was invited to join Phi Theta Kappa National Community College Honors Society! It didn’t take long for me to realize that high school simply wasn’t the right environment for me because everything they told me I wasn’t capable of, I thrived in at the college! I have held active membership for over a year at Phi Theta Kappa, Student Government Association. For my junior years of high school and 2nd year of college, I was part of a delegation that represented the school at the National Model United Nations in New York City! Community service was never a requirement at my high school, however after my summer internship at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, I realized just how important it was. The summer of my freshman year I was chosen to complete a prestigious paid internship at the Zoology department for the Denver Museum. Although at the time I was unclear about what I wanted to study my passion always seemed two steps ahead! I began that internship in zoology working and studying animals but within a month I was working for Chelsey Clintons No Ceilings organization! It took me some time to understand

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