My Accomplishments Of My Life Essay

1595 Words Nov 6th, 2016 7 Pages
One of the honoured accomplishments of my life was earning my undergraduate degree, in spite of the struggles I faced during my early adulthood. My future seemed to point in the opposite direction of success due to the financial problems that my parents faced in sending me and my four siblings to school. I managed to get part-time jobs at local retail stores during the vacations so as to help my parents with my tuition fee. I saw a changed world opening up to me, seeing a motivating environment, I surpassed academically. I learned that if I pushed harder, I could thrive; I got the capability to take advantage of these opportunities. I worked hectic and tiresome shifts but I was grateful that I had managed to secure a small job in a country with a high rate of unemployment. I paid tuition with the money I earned and my dad would pay the balance after three months of budgeting his monthly salaries. The situation in my home country Zimbabwe taught me that I had to stop looking for light in the end of the tunnel and lit that light up myself.
I am writing to express my strong interest in the vacant Master of Philosophy in Modern Chinese Language at your institution as advertised on your website. I graduated on the 29th of September 2016 with a Bachelor degree in Chinese and Linguistics and completed with an overall upper second division at the University of Zimbabwe. Upon learning about this opportunity I was immediately captivated by the possibility of pursuing graduate studies…

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