College Admissions Essay: The Path In My Young Life

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The path in my young life takes many turns. Moving from Shanghai to Toronto several times in my childhood years and finally anchored in Vancouver for high school, I have been overwhelmed by changing environments that cost me friendship, but have gained maturity and adaptability from experiencing completely different cultures. Between the ages of five to eight, I struggled with being the new kid every year. I courageously overcame the awkwardness and maintained my sense of place with every new move. The diversity and cross-culture experience has strengthened my will power and instilled an open-mindedness and confidence in me. I have learned to communicate with people from different background and beliefs. Seeing different things and meeting people have also imbued in me a maturity that peers of my age lack. The challenge of moving around so many times in my life has become a blessing in hindsight. I have grown to be a dependable self-starter, one who is able to find resources and solutions and one marked with keen observation and an easy-going personality that makes me popular and well-liked. Instead of being the “new kid”, I have now become a thoughtful, confident and flexible and mature individual.
The summer I graduated from high school, I joined a
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Being a ESFP type of person I am not afraid to talk to my OB221 teammates and contribute my opinions. In addition, I have the patient to listen to my teammates’ thoughts and give them comments or ask questions. I respect everyone and put our unity over any homework and assignments. However, I can be easily distracted and quickly be bored with the same topic. Moreover, I prefer to do things in the last minutes which can affect the process of the assignments. Thus, I hope my teammates can help me overcome what I need to success, and I will provide my knowledge and personality to collaborate with my

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