Narrative Essay For College
So much snow, I had never seen snow like that before. I was excited to see my family, my siblings where already going to school and learning English. It didn’t take me a while to realize that I didn’t fit. I had already graduated from high school and I was almost 20 years old so I couldn’t go to school like my siblings did. Then I decided to find a job, it didn’t come as a surprise to learn that I was supposed to speak English in order for me to find a job. It was a frustrating time for me, my biggest barrier was the language. I was sad for a while then I found a couple whom owned a restaurant and they where wiling to help me. They gave me a job as a waiter and I slowly started to learn English.
Living in a different country was a difficult experience let alone learning English. It took a time, and embarrassing moments, but my goal of going back to school keep me motivated to learn the language. Now that I think back I can’t remember when it was that I started speaking English, but I know it was some time after the first five years I spent working. My first years where mostly listening then little by little I started to speak. I can’t say that I speak perfect English but I lean something new almost every …show more content…
I’m 32 years old and I’m a first generation college student, now my goals include the possibility of teaching by example. There are many children in my family and extended family and I want them to know that if I was able to go to school so can they.
My goals have changed since my high school graduation, now my dream is to have a PHD in an accounting related field. I know it will take time and dedication but I’m ready to give it the best of me. I will be graduating from UMKC with my Bachelors in Accounting in May of 2017, and I don’t plan to stop there I will immediately start with the master’s program, even though I have enough hours to sit for the CPA exam after my graduation I want to continue so that I can be one step closer to my end goal.
My dream of graduating with a degree has open my eyes to new and exiting paths, one day I will like to teach so that I can motivate and inspire younger generations to go and stay in