My Goals Of A Social Service Supervisor Essay

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Mark Twain once said, “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” Higher education was a goal that was instilled in me at a young age. My siblings and I all have great aspirations. I admire each of them, because each one is great individually. My two sisters both work in social services, one a social service supervisor, the other a supervisor over several social work departments. One of my brothers is in his third and final year at Temple Law School. A second brother, a University of Pennsylvania grad, is presently in his application process to law school. My “little brother” will soon be finishing at PITT with plans to go to medical school. My siblings and I push each other to be great. I always knew that I would attend graduate school, however, I was not sure what I would study.
I looked into many careers, searching to find one that fit. A career selection is both important and personal, and the education leading to it can be costly in dollars and time. I decided to look from within myself and find a career made for me. The journey to finding the right career was a path of introspection, as I asked myself several questions. Who am I? Why am I this way? What moves my heart to be concerned? What moves my heart to want to act or respond to the needs around me? As I reviewed my responses I knew that I wanted a career in social work.
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