Is The Past Doesn 't Determine The Future? Essay

757 Words Feb 15th, 2016 4 Pages
I firmly believe that the past doesn’t determine the future. I am the youngest of six children and I haven’t always had the resources I needed to succeed. No one in my family has completed a degree at a four-year university and I’d like to be the first one. I saw how my mother wanted to progress in her life but didn’t have the education necessary to pursue her dreams. I know that I can excel at anything I have the passion for, and it happens to be science. My mother home-schooled my sister and me, and helped me discover my passion for learning. She taught me Chemistry through baking, Biology through watching my animals and Botany from all the species we have in my property. Unfortunately my mom had to move my sister and me to public school so she could support our family. After moving to public school in 5th grade I realized that there was a lot I was missing. Even in a small town, there was a lot more people I could learn from in public school. My teachers all had different styles and that helped me understand why everyone has something to offer me. I loved the diversity, the students all had different backgrounds and desires. Despite my lack of social interaction prior, I met my best friend and formed great connections with teachers in public school. In high school, a few of my instructors helped me realize I had more potential than I thought. My teachers encouraged me to broaden my horizons and participate in clubs. I have social and generalized anxiety in addition to…

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