My Life Is A Great Impact On An Individual 's Life Essay

992 Words Apr 23rd, 2015 4 Pages
Social Institutions have a great impact on an individual’s life. Education is an example of a social institution and it has been influencing me ever since kindergarten. In the following essay, I will talk about my journey in school and how this exercise helped me realize that it is our experiences that shape our lives.
Elementary School To start, Elementary is the first educational system that starts to influence you. I went to three different elementary schools; all three of the schools influenced me in a different way. I started elementary school when I was 5 years old. The first elementary school I went to was a private catholic nun school in Haiti. I do not recall the name of the school, but it was horrible. Since it was a religious school, the teachers were very strict. I went to this school because my parents forced me, as a kid, I did not have a choice. I don’t remember what my favorite subjects were, it was a very long time ago. Next, I moved to the United States when I was 7 years old. My parents put me in a public school called Catalina Elementary. Again, I was put into Catalina Elementary because my parents chose the school. My favorite subjects were English and art. I liked English because I’ve never heard of the language and the language was very interesting to me. The subject also helped me adopt the language quickly. Art was one of my favorite subjects at Catalina Elementary because it was new to me, I did not remember having art classes in Haiti. My third…

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