Essay about Personal Statement : My Life

781 Words Feb 16th, 2016 4 Pages
It has always been my dream to be an independent person. When I was a child, I have always imagined myself being a grown man and taking care of my own. I wanted to know how would it feel when my parents take care of the house, pay the bills and bring groceries and everything grown up people do. I realized the only way to feel this responsibility is to study abroad. This became my goal because in my culture, we are supposed to depend on our parents and family until we get married. Being in the 9th grade with these thoughts made me study hard so I can get a scholarship. I told my parents about my goal and they were shocked I would make such a decision. My mother did not support my choice because she loved me so much she could not imagine me going abroad. My cousin Nasser was studying in the United Stated at the time, he came to visit us in Kuwait around Christmas time that is the best time to visit Kuwait. I was so excited to meet Nasser; I had a lot of questions about his experience living in the US. Every Friday afternoon, my whole family gathers in my grandmother house, and I could not wait for that day so I can meet Nasser. When that day came and my father called me so we can go to my grandmother’s house, I rushed to my father’s car. When we arrived, I was the first one to get out of the car. When I met Nasser, I asked him a lot of questions about him living in the United States and he answered all of them, and that made me even more excited to about studying and living in…

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