My Experience At The Middle School Essay

2033 Words Oct 7th, 2016 9 Pages
Since my years in middle school, I had fostered an intense passion toward Mathematics particularly, as well as other natural science disciplines in general. Therefore, it had been my anticipation since then to select a career in the realm of STEM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics); however, which exact career was still an uncertainty. My interest varied inconsistently throughout my early years in high school, as I initially wanted to become a pharmacist, and subsequently a high school math teacher. Momentarily, I also became skeptical about my passion toward Mathematics since I was clueless about whether I enjoyed the subject simply because I excelled at it or I truly liked it. Such a doubt stuck with me for a while until my Junior year in high school when I had the opportunity to meet Mr. Claydon, with whom I had taken both Pre-Calculus and Calculus. As a former mechanical engineer, his instructing method involved the practical applications of the materials we studied in class, consequently enhancing our overall understanding. Given each time before we studied a new concept, Mr. Claydon’s unique exploration activities had triggered my curiosity to its fullest, and I realized how passionate I was toward Mathematics each time I successfully discovered a pattern to solve a difficult problem. With my sole passion accompanied with the practical knowledge I had assimilated in his class, the primary concept my future career, in which I would be able to enjoy my…

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