Essay about My Senior Year Of High School

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Helping people has been something I have wanted to do in a career since I was in junior high. I began my path, focusing on nursing in high school. My senior year of high school, I achieved the goal of getting my CNA. Since achieving that goal, I felt that this was not a good fit for me. Having the hands on experience was something I did not like very much, and I knew that I belonged to a different career path. However, I still really wanted to help people, but I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. In high school, I had a lot of friends who went through some tragedies in their lives, such as, abuse that really destroyed them emotionally. I always wanted to get them help and be there for them through these times. Many times I was the person that my friends would call for help. Being that person to them made me realize that I could be that person for other people as well. The biggest influence in my life to become a social worker is my mom. My mom has worked for a group of social workers in private practice for about eleven years. Social work has been a part of my life for a very long time and I have always admired the work that the people do at the office where my mother works. My mother and her co-workers have supported my decisions and helped me to choose how to go about my education and career path. My current job, working for the Tazewell County health department as a sight coordinator for the twenty-first century school program, has been a major aspect in supporting the…

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