Power Of A Radical Positive Change Essay

796 Words Sep 15th, 2016 4 Pages
I believe that I have the power to make radical positive change in the world; this mentality is not something I have always had though. Growing up, I experienced several frustrating time periods when I felt like all my dreams to make an impact were discouraged by some of the people around me. My preference in leading is to only step up to lead when no one else steps up. As a result, there have been many times throughout my life that I have not stepped up because I have not felt particularly needed as a leader.
In the culture we live in now I believe this mentality is fairly common. There is this idea that we are either not needed or not capable of leading and making huge impacts. This mentality is inaccurate and unhelpful. While I think it is good to step up and only lead when we are actually needed (not just out of a desire to be in control), I think this means we should be stepping up all the time. The injustices in our world are so evident and what is needed is more willing hearts, minds, and hands to combat these injustices and show love to others. There is an urgency for individuals to identify these injustices and take action to address them.
After researching the University of Glasgow I believe that my passion to create an impact in this world is something that I share with many of the students at UofG. My time at CNU thus far has been very empowering for me and I would love to have the opportunity to study at another student-empowering university, such as UofG. The…

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