My Experience At The Wynn Resort Essay

994 Words Nov 30th, 2016 4 Pages
Elizabeth Gilbert, famed author of Eat, Pray, Love, once wrote, “You spend a lot of your life having people tell you to follow your passion… passion is hot, it burns. Every day, you can’t access that… instead, follow your curiosity.” After graduating from Terra Nova High School in 2002 I decided to leave my home in the San Francisco Bay Area and move to Las Vegas to pursue better economic opportunities. For the past 13 years I’ve had the opportunity to closely interact with the diverse population constantly coming in and out of the city through my full time job at the Wynn Resort. It was through these frequent daily interactions that I became interested in human behavior and decided to follow my curiosity by enrolling at College of Southern Nevada to study psychology. As I began my studies curiosity gave birth to a passion. My favorite classes were foundations of cognitive psychology, abnormal psychology, and psychology of learning; classes that explored the intricacies of emotions and cognitions, the framework of psychopathology, and helped me see how I could use psychology to better interpret the problems in the world I saw around me. I graduated with the highest honors receiving my associate’s degree in psychology, and continued in pursuit of my passion by enrolling at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). I will graduate summa cum laude in December 2016 with a bachelor’s in psychology and a minor in marriage and family therapy.
In August 2016 I discovered a…

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