Personal Statement: My Values As A Student

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As a student aspiring to become a physician, I know the importance in having strong values and high self-standards. One of the first characteristics that set me apart from others is my hard working, positive attitude. My dedication not only applies to my academics, but rather every aspect of my life. I try to be as committed as I possibly can in each of my involvements and always have optimism with everything I do. My mentality is to approach every obstacle as a way to grow and develop, bettering myself each and every day. I also work hard to maintain strong relationship with my siblings, friends, mentors, and family members. Along with my warm, outgoing personality, I have a strong passion for helping others. Volunteering is one of my most …show more content…
One of the first characteristics that set me apart from others is my hard working, positive attitude. My dedication not only applies to my academics, but rather every aspect of my life. I am enthusiastically committed to each of my involvements and always have optimism toward everything I do. My mentality is to approach every obstacle as a way to grow and develop, bettering myself each and every day. I work diligently to maintain strong relationships with my siblings, friends, mentors, and family members because their emotional support is a fundamental to who I am. Along with my warm, outgoing personality, I have a strong passion for helping others. Volunteering is one of my most enjoyable activities for the reason that I have the opportunity to brighten someone’s day, regardless of how small the impact may be. The feeling of gratification from acts of selfless service is invaluable. Through my volunteering, teaching, and involvement with the community, I discovered that serving others is what makes drives me. In light of my altruistic nature, I know that I belong in a profession which fosters personable relationships and builds on the principles of helping …show more content…
As a chemistry tutor and a biology SI leader, I have helped students succeed academically and expand their appreciation and knowledge of the natural sciences. Through Pre-Medical Society, I have been able to mentor younger pre-medical students and work with those who share a strong passion for medicine. The main source of my leadership development is rooted in ROTC. My sophomore year I was a squad leader and was responsible for always maintaining an accurate status report of everyone within my squad, as well as, providing accountability when needed. Then my junior year, I was selected as the Physical Training Instructor (PTI). This billet was perhaps my most fun leadership position because I was responsible for planning and executing all of the battalion’s weekly workouts. Lastly, I was selected as the Battalion Commanding Officer (BCO), the highest ranking position in the unit, my senior year. As the BCO, I was solely responsible for the success or failure of the battalion, provided commander’s intent for all unit activities, and served as the liaison between all midshipmen and the Professor of Military Science. I received an incomparable experience working closely with the active duty staff, as well as, my own

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